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Carder Low


<b>Carder Low</b>Posted by stubobImage © stubob
Nearest Town:Bakewell (10km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   SK132623 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 9' 26.25" N
Longitude:   1° 48' 9.26" W

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<b>Carder Low</b>Posted by stubob


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There's plenty historical to see on the way to Carder Low from Hartington village; medieval earthworks at Moat Hall, a Norman Motte at Bank Top Farm and Romano field systems on the slopes of Carder Low itself.
The barrow/cairn, about 19m across and 1m high, is however a bit of a disappointment although the views across the upper Dove valley into Staffordshire are excellent.
stubob Posted by stubob
4th December 2007ce
Edited 4th December 2007ce


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The mound was excavated by T.Bateman in 1845. He found the primary burial of contracted inhumation and several later cremations.
The inhumation was accompanied by flint tools including a dagger and an axe.
In relation to the cremations pottery, a barbed arrowhead and quartz pebbles accompanied one.
The other appeared later and held unspecified Anglian artefacts.
stubob Posted by stubob
4th December 2007ce