Monument record MDR902 - Bowl barrow (southerly), Osmaston Fields, Osmaston
Type and Period (1)
- ROUND BARROW (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
Dimensions: Dia. 50 paces H. 16ft Very large mound. (1) One of an impressive group of tumuli varying in height from 1m to 4m and in diameter from 16m to 50m. Continuous farming has mutilated the mounds but in stature they are among the finest in the county. Resurveyed at 1/2500 (3). No change (4) Located on the flat area of the crest of an undulating broad ridge at the head of Wyaston Brook valley. This large bowl barrow is 2.0m high and 2.7m downslope. There is no sign of disturbance but the barrow has been ploughed over whichmay have obscured traces of damage. Original diameter probably approximately in the range of 35-45m. (5) 50m x 45m x c.4m mound: also, the mound is surrounded by a now buried construction ditch. Scheduled (6)
- <1> SDR15127 Index: TPAT 2324.
- <2> SDR8643 Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire.
- <3> SDR6363 Personal Observation: F1 JB 10-OCT-66.
- <4> SDR6549 Personal Observation: F2 DJC 19-MAR-74.
- <5> SDR18429 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1992. Scheduling Notification. 13324. Cat. No.: 289.
- <6> SDR2466 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 16:6.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 1865 4399 (51m by 51m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||OSMASTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 29 2015 3:08PM