Thesaurus Term/Concept: LINEAR CLEARANCE CAIRN

Identifier 94018
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A long, narrow, irregularly constructed and generally unstructured mound of stones. Normally a by-product of field clearance for agricultural purposes, though prehistoric examples may include burials and other deposits.

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Monument Type MDR7443 Bronze Age field system, Stoke Flat East, Baslow and Bubnell (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7482 Cairnfield, linear clearance and ring cairn, Brown Edge, Totley Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7432 Field system and cairnfield, Big Moor, Baslow and Bubnell and Holmesfield (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3747 Field, post-medieval clearance, possible cairns and linear clearance, Stanton Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDR3745 Four stone clearance heaps and probable linear clearance, Stanton Moor (Monument)