Monument record MDR912 - ?Barrow, Penny Low, Hartington Town Quarter

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Penny Low, near Hartington, is listed by Bateman as a barrow site. (1). There is no evidence of antiquity at the summit of Penny Low, which is a sharply pointed knoll. (2). Bateman probably postulated a barrow on Penny Low based on place-name evidence only. It is a steep-sided natural knoll. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1861. Ten Years' Diggings in Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills. p 293.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 05-JUL-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1140. 1140.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 9:A.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 128 594 (161m by 169m) (Centre)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON TOWN QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR815

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Record last edited

Dec 7 2010 4:04PM

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