Round Cairn 680m South West of Offerton House

Derbyshire

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Derbyshire County Council

District Council

Derbyshire Dales District Council

Parish

Offerton

Parliamentary Constituency

Derbyshire Dales

Grid Reference

SE208208 (420777, 380661)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.3222, -1.68805

Nearest Postcode

S32 1BP

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Notes

The remains of two Bronze Age burial cairns situated on gently shelving moorland. The first cairn is situated some 780 metres to the south west of Offerton House and measures 13 metres by 11 metres and stands 1 metre high. The centre of the cairn has been robbed of stone and there is evidence of an encircling drystone kerb. A low platform extends from the cairn to the south east measuring 6 metres by 3.5 metres. The second cairn lies to the north east of the first, around 680 metres south west of Offerton House, and measures 14 metres by 12.5 metres and stands 0.8 metres high on its downslope side. A public footpath crosses the cairn and their are minor disturbances on its flat top. The cairn has a low projecting platform extending to the south west measuring 2.5 metres by 1.8 metres. Scheduled.

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