Cairnfield, 320m West of Leam Hall Farm
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Derbyshire County Council
Derbyshire Dales District Council
SE228228 (422842, 379257)
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A Bronze Age cairnfield located on a bluff of well-drained shelving land. The monument comprises a series of well-preserved cairns of medium and small stones gathered as a result of land clearance. There are approximately 28 cairns ranging from about 1.5 metres to 6 metres in diameter, although several are ovoid in shape. Some of the cairns have been disturbed, possibly bt 19th century antiquarians, but many remain complete. The cairnfield forms part of a larger area of prehistoric agriculture on Eyam Moor. Scheduled.
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