Ring Cairn, 340m North West of Mortimer House

South Yorkshire

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

District Council

Sheffield

County Council (Unitary)

Sheffield

Parish

Bradfield

Parliamentary Constituency

Penistone and Stocksbridge

Grid Reference

SE245245 (424480, 394582)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.4472, -1.63137

Nearest Postcode

S6 6JN

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Notes

The circular earthwork of a ring cairn situated in moorland overlooking the village of Bradfield. The ring cairn is rounghly circular, measuring 27 metres by 23 metres externally and 22.5 metres by 21 metres internally. It comprises a low bank which stands 0.3 metres high. The width of the bank is variable but, typically, is 1.5 metres-2.5 metres wide. The cairn dates to the Bronze Age and forms part of a series of remains of the same date on the gritstone moors of the Peak District. Scheduled.

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