Monument record MDR8778 - Bateman's Tomb, 210m south-west of Castle Farm, Middleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1861 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Peak Park Treasure file referring to Bateman's tomb does not exist, but it is marked on a map as Peak Park Treasure G6. (1). Bateman's Tomb is located in the grounds of Chapel House. It was built in 1861 and is a grade II listed building. It is the burial place of the Derbyshire Archaeologist, Thomas Bateman. Rectangular stone tomb surmounted at west end by a stone model of a Bronze Age cinerary urn, and bearing the inscription 'Thos Batemanes D. Aug 28th 1861 aged 39 years'. Surrounded by contemporary spear-headed cast iron railings on low stone plinth. (2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 31014.1-16.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 1948 6331 (12m by 7m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish MIDDLETON AND SMERRILL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Sep 27 2017 3:59PM

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