[SK 2448 6287]: T37. This feature first appears in the archaeological record depicted on a location map of numbered 'tumuli' on Stanton Moor. (1)
Although no excavation report was published for this cairn, it is known that some level of excavation was undertaken by the Heathcotes, probably during the period 1934-1938. (2)
Subsequent field investigation by the OS Archaeology Division in 1962 failed to identify this monument (see record card SK 26 SW 30). In a later survey the cairn is listed as being 1.5' high with no further details. (3)
SK 24460 62870: CAIRN. The cairn is an oval-shaped, loose stony mound of weatherworn stones, in part defined by a loose revetment kerb, and measuring 4.9m by 3.6m and 0.3m high. Circumscribing the mound is a Heathcote excavation delineation trench. (4)
Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1936. 'Further Excavations on Stanton Moor' Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 57, pp 21-42. map, p. 40.
Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1938. 'Excavations in Derbyshire during 1938', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 59, p 83.
Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1986. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire (revised edition). p. 80.
Bibliographic reference: Ainsworth, S (RCHME). 1987. Stanton Moor, Derbyshire, A Catalogue of Archaeological Monuments, Part 2. NAR Nos. SK 26 SW 109 - 160. T37.
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Centred SK 24460 62870 (1m by 1m) (Surveyed)
STANTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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