Cairnfield 710m and 840m South East of Ladybower Inn


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Field System
Later Prehistoric

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Derbyshire County Council

District Council

High Peak Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

High Peak

Grid Reference

SE207207 (420712, 385847)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.3688, -1.68868

Nearest Postcode

S33 0BY

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A field system surviving as slight lynchets and low stone banks, as well as several stone clearance heaps. At least one hut circle is associated with the field system. A piece of cindery slag was found protruding through the peat by an Ordnance Survey field investigator in the northwest side of the hut circle. An adjacent rock shelter features a number of gritstone slabs on end around the base of the overhang. The field system and related features have been suggested to be Bronze Age, although clearly firm dating evidence is lacking. Scheduled.

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