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Find Spot record MDR8518 - Bronze Age pottery and cremation, Stanton Moor

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

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Series of urns found on Stanton Moor at various times. Two were discovered by quarryment in 1890. A large cinerary urn and an incense cup with a cremation were recovered by J. Heathcote (1). An incense cup labelled A18 'Belvoir House Farm' at Belvoir Castle is identical with specimens found in 1780 and 1889 on Stanton Moor. It is suggested that this cup also originates from Stanton (2-3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Ward, J. 1891. 'Cinerary urns and incense cups, Stanton Moor', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol. 13. vol 13.
  • <2> Article in serial: EMAB. 1958: 1.
  • <3> Article in serial: Storrs Fox, W. 1927. 'Bronze Age Pottery from Stanton Moor', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 11, No.199.



Grid reference Centred SK 24 63 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

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Aug 18 2015 2:47PM

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