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Monument Number 45325

Hob Uid: 45325
Location :
Lancashire
Burnley
Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood
Grid Ref : SD8911032590
Summary : Bronze Age round cairn surviving as a structure. An urned cremation in a cist was located in 1843.
More information : (SD 89113259) Stone Circle (NR) Urn Found AD 1842 (NAT) (1)

Tumulus (Earth Circle) twenty one feet diameter containing calcined
human bones, found here in 1842 by Mr Studley Martin. About a yard
below the original surface an urn containing ashes and fragments
of partially burnt bones was found; it was of course material and
unornamented.
Visited 1932. No remains of a stone circle but the site is occupied
by the remains of a barrow 30 feet in diameter and barely 1 foot
in height. (2-4)

(SD 89113259) Cairn Circle (NR) (5)

A cairn circle surveyed at 1.2500 (6)

SD 8911 3259. Round cairn on Hameldon Pasture. Scheduled RSM
No 23722. A circular mound of earth and stones 13m in diameter
and up to 0.3m high. There are some shallow hollows on the
cairn's surface, the largest at the centre measures approx.
2.5m x 1.5m x 0.3m deep. These are the result of Studley Martin's
investigation of the cairn in 1843, which located an undecorated
urn containing the cremated remains of an adult and a child, in
a cist at the cairn's centre. (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1928
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Lancs & Ches AS XI 1893 158 Map 160 (T Wilkinson & W Harrison)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Arch XXX 553 (S Martin)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Lancs Megalith File 1923 (C W Phillips)
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Source Number : 5
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1968
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Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHP 04-SEP-74
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Source Number : 7
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : English Heritage Scheduling Amendment 23/9/94
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Cairn, Cist, Cinerary Urn, Cremation
Evidence : Structure, Find

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : LA 64b
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 23722
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 83 SE 15
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, HAMELDON PASTURE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1843-01-01
End Date : 1843-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SD 83 SE 15
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-09-04
End Date : 1974-09-04