Cairnfield 650m North West of Bumper Castle


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Bronze Age
Clearance Cairn

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Derbyshire County Council

District Council

Derbyshire Dales District Council


Darley Dale

Parliamentary Constituency

Derbyshire Dales

Grid Reference

SE275275 (427505, 365508)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.1857, -1.58834

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A Bronze Age cairnfield located a short distance west of a rock outcrop on Little Bumper Piece. The cairnfield includes 15 small mounds or cairns and a small lynchet. The cairns measure between 1 and 2 metres in diameter and stand up to 0.3 metres high. They may have been incorporated within linear enclosures that defined cultivation plots. The north west limit of the cairnfield is marked by a long straight lynchet which is believed to represent a post medieval boundary. Scheduled.

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