Thesaurus Term/Concept: CREMATION

Identifier 70028
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A funeral rite in which the human body is burnt, usually on a pyre, leaving fragmentary charred or completely combusted remains. Often found buried, occasionally in a container associated with grave goods.

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Monument Type MDR380 ?Round Barrow (site of?), Hillhead, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR78 ?Round barrow, Hillhead, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4922 3rd century Romano-British site with possible kiln, Alport Hill, Ashleyhay (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3984 Barbrook II stone circle, Ramsley Moor, Holmesfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR999 Barrow (1 of 2), Nettly Knowe, Eaton and Alsop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR866 Barrow (approximate site of), Broadlow Ash, Thorpe (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2470 Barrow (possible site of), Bone Low, Derwent (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4088 Barrow 1, Longstone Edge, High Rake, Great Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7420 Barrow 1, Ramsley Moor, Holmesfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7640 Barrow 2, Longstone Edge, High Rake, Great Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1078 Barrow, Baley Hill, Newton Grange (Monument)
Monument Type MDR998 Barrow, Coldeaton, Eaton and Alsop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3774 Barrow, south of Robin Hood's Stride, Harthill or Elton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4046 Barrow, south-east of Rowdale House, Hassop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1077 Barrow, west of Bostern Farm, Newton Grange (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1106 Bassett Wood Bowl Barrow, Tissington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1531 Bee Low Bowl Barrow, 1220m south-east-south of Calling Low Farm, Youlgreave (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4001 Big Moor and Ramsley Moor: Settlement & Burial cairns. (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4086 Blake Low Bowl Barrow, Great Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1107 Boars Low barrow, Tissington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1717 Bole Hill Bowl Barrow, 730m north of Taylor Farm, Wormhill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1263 Bole Hill Bowl Barrow, north-west of Bole Hill Farm, Bakewell (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1787 Bole Hill Round Barrow, north-west of Taylor Farm, Wormhill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2494 Bone Low, Barrow (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1103 Bostern Grange Bowl Barrow, west of Bostern Grange Farm, Newton Grange (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3586 Bowl barrow on Haddon fields, Nether Haddon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1264 Bowl Barrow, 268m north of Manor House, Sheldon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1547 Bowl barrow, Friden Hollow, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1554 Bowl barrow, Kenslow Knoll, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1435 Bowl Barrow, Pilsbury, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2848 Bowl Barrows, 160m south-south-west of Rockhurst Farm, Aldwark (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2723 Bradley Park bowl barrow (remains of), Brunt Wood, Bradley (Monument)
Monument Type MDR84 Brier Low barrow (site of), Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3217 Bronze Age barrow, Carsington Water, Hognaston (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3823 Bronze Age cairn, Winster Bank, Winster (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3868 Bronze Age cist, urns and food vessel, Matlock Bridge, Matlock Town (Monument)
Monument Type MDR654 Bronze Age cremation, Hurst Croft, Shire Hill, Glossop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3511 Burton Moor Bowl Barrow, Burton Moor, Bakewell (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2192 Cairn, Win Hill, Aston (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3907 Cairnfield, Eyam Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3566 Calton Pastures Bowl Barrow 950m west of Calton Houses (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3568 Calton Pastures Round Barrow, 850m south of Calton Houses (Monument)
Monument Type MDR269 Cave, Thirst House, Chelmorton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1936 Chelmorton Low Bowl Barrow (east), Chelmorton Low, Chelmorton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1940 Cow Low Bowl Barrow, north-east of Bottom Farm, Green Fairfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1110 Crake Low, remains of barrow, Tissington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3473 Cremation and cinerary urn, North Church Street (formerly Church Row), Bakewell (Find Spot)
Monument Type MDR8240 Cremation and rotary quern, Harthill Moor, Harthill (Find Spot)
Monument Type MDR3857 Cremation urns, Stancliffe Hall, Darley Dale (Find Spot)
Monument Type MDR1108 Cromwell's Low Barrow, Tissington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1190 Cronkston Low bowl barrow, south of Hurdlow Grange, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR991 Cross Low barrow (possible destroyed), Cross Low, Eaton and Alsop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR992 Cross Low barrow, Cross Low, Eaton and Alsop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2877 Earthen mound, Minninglow, Ballidon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1550 End Low bowl barrow, 890m north-west of Stanedge Grange, Hartington Town Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1899 Five Wells Chambered Cairn, Taddington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2804 Galley Low Bowl Barrow, Brassington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1534 Gib Hill Bowl Barrow, south-west of Arbor Low, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR266 Gospel Hillocks round barrow, King Sterndale (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2811 Green Low Bowl Barrow west, Aldwark (Monument)
Monument Type MDR521 Green Low Round Cairn, 523m north of Bettfield Clough, Chapel-en-le-Frith (Monument)
Monument Type MDR277 Grin Low round barrow, Buxton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1372 Haddon Grove Round Barrow, Lathkill Dale, Over Haddon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3802 Harthill Moor Bowl Barrow, south-south-east of Harthill Moor Farm, Harthill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR8234 Inhumation and cremation, Elton. (Find Spot)
Monument Type MDR3341 Ivet or Ibet Low, Hopton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3727 Lark's Low Bowl Barrow, south-west of Hopping Farm, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1439 Lean Low Bowl Barrow, Hartington Town Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR938 Liffs Low Bowl Barrow, The Liffs, Hartington Nether Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1650 Long Dale Bowl Barrow, Smerrill Moor, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1811 Long Low (Cop Low) bowl barrow, west of Bradshaw Lane, Grindlow (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2063 Longstone Moor Bowl Barrow, Longstone Moor, Great Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2467 Low Field cairns, Derwent Reservoir, Derwent (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1051 Low Moor barrow (2 of 2), Low Moor, Parwich (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3482 Meadow Place bowl barrow, 636m south-south-east of Meadow Place Grange, Youlgreave (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2969 Moot Low bowl barrow, Brassington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1102 Moot or Moat Low bowl barrow, north-west of Moatlow Farm, Newton Grange (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3204 Multi-phase settlement and material working site, Wigber Low, Kniveton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1192 Nether Low cairn, Netherlow Farm, Chelmorton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1195 Possible Barrow (site of), west of Hurdlow Town, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR5166 Possible barrow, Birchin Lee Farm, Dronfield Woodhouse, Dronfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2473 Possible cairns, Birchinlee, Hope Woodlands (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1893 Priestcliffe Lowe Round Barrow, 189m west of Low End Farm, Taddington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2037 Putwell Hill Bowl Barrow, 720m south-west of Upperdale Farm, Brushfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4013 Ring Cairn and Cremations, Brown Edge, Totley Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDR801 Ring ditch and other features, Foston and Scropton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2807 Rockhurst Long Barrow and adjacent Bowl Barrow, Brassington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2029 Rolley Low barrow, Longstone Edge, Great Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2061 Round Barrow (?site of), Gospel Hillock, Brushfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2137 Round barrow (?site of), Rolley Low, Wardlow (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1441 Round Barrow (lost), Pilsbury, Hartington Town Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR278 Round barrow (possible site of), Deepdale, Chelmorton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR117 Round barrow (site of), (3 of 4), Hindlow, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR118 Round barrow (site of), (4 of 4), Hindlow, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3105 Round Barrow (Site of), Blake Low, Bonsall (Monument)
Monument Type MDR83 Round barrow (site of), Dow Low, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR92 Round Barrow (site of), Hill Head, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2049 Round Barrow (site of), Long Roods, Ashford-in-the-Water (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1528 Round barrow (site of), south-west of Cales Farm, One Ash, Monyash (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2876 Round Barrow, 25m north-west of Minninglow chambered cairn, Ballidon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR950 Round barrow, Aleck or Elk Low, Hartington Nether Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1537 Round barrow, Arbor Low, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2042 Round Barrow, Ashford-in-the-Water (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2880 Round barrow, Blackstone's Low, Ballidon Moor, Ballidon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2035 Round Barrow, Brushfield or Little Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3250 Round Barrow, Carsington Pasture, Carsington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2328 Round Barrow, Dirt Low, Castleton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3788 Round barrow, Elton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2055 Round Barrow, Fin Cop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2093 Round barrow, Grey Cap Hill, Brushfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR88 Round Barrow, Harley Hill, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2113 Round Barrow, Hay Top, Little Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR91 Round Barrow, Hitter Hill, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1265 Round Barrow, Manor House, Sheldon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1532 Round Barrow, Middleton Moor, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2094 Round Barrow, Monsal Dale, Little Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR976 Round barrow, near Mouldridge Lane Quarry, Ballidon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2891 Round Barrow, Ryestone Grange, Ballidon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR64 Round barrow, Thirkel Low, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR75 Round Barrow, Upper Edge, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1433 Round Barrow, Waggon Low, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1538 Round Barrrow, Flax Dale, Middleton and Smerrill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR81 Round cairn, Hollins Hill, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2887 Round Cairn, Roystone Grange, Ballidon (Monument)
Monument Type MDR82 Round cairn, Stoop High Edge, Hartington Middle Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3297 Round Cairn, Wigber Low (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3208 Round Low Barrow, Manystones Lane, Brassington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2802 Slipper Low round barrow, Brassington (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1709 Snel's Low Bowl Barrow, Snelslow Plantation, Peak Forest (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7300 Swarkestone Lows Barrow 2, Lowes Lane, Swarkestone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7304 Swarkestone Lows Barrow 4, Lowes Lane, Swarkestone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1549 The Low round barrow, 280 m north-north-west of Stanedge Grange, Hartington Nether Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR993 The Lowe barrow, Alsop, Eaton and Alsop (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2737 Three cinerary uns, south of Carsington Water, Kirk Ireton (Find Spot)
Monument Type MDR76 Unlocated round barrow near Staker Hill, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2194 Urn and possible cremation, Win Hill, Aston (Monument)
Monument Type MDR6499 Whaley I Rock Shelter, Whaley, Old Bolsover (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2045 White Cliff Bowl Barrow, east north east of Upperdale Farm, Little Longstone (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1716 Wind Low Bowl Barrow, 212m south-west of Hayward Farm, Wormhill (Monument)