<< Our Photo Pages >> Robin Hoods Settlement - Ancient Village or Settlement in England in Derbyshire

Submitted by Bladup on Saturday, 06 January 2018  Page Views: 2302

Multi-periodSite Name: Robin Hoods Settlement
Country: England County: Derbyshire Type: Ancient Village or Settlement

Map Ref: SK22576238
Latitude: 53.158075N  Longitude: 1.663919W
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
3 Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
5 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
4 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data

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Robin Hoods Settlement
Robin Hoods Settlement submitted by Bladup : Overview of the whole settlement, Cratcliff rocks are visible on the right. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Ancient Village or Settlement in Derbyshire

A roughly circular Bronze age enclosure comprising a 5m wide rock cut ditch surrounding an area of 0.25 hectares. The Circular bank and ditch is approx. 80.0m. diameter. Boulders enclosed by the ditch form an additional natural boundary and a number of building platforms have been identified within the enclosure, A natural rock outcrop is partly incorporated in its construction. It's easy to see from above on Google Earth or flash Earth.
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Robin Hoods Settlement
Robin Hoods Settlement submitted by Bladup : Robin Hoods Settlement, The ditch incorporates a natural outcrop at the North West of the settlement. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Robin Hoods Settlement
Robin Hoods Settlement submitted by Bladup : Robin Hoods Settlement, The rock cut ditch is seen here going from the bottom of the photo and then curving off to the top left, Google earth or flash earth shows this rock cut ditch a lot better. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Robin Hoods Settlement
Robin Hoods Settlement submitted by Bladup : The interior of Robin Hoods Settlement. (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Re: Robin Hoods Settlement by Andy B on Monday, 20 April 2020
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Rupert & Michael 'The Prehistory Guys' visit this site
They call it HENGE HUNT FAIL! ... or is it?

Last year, we thought we'd found something in the Derbyshire countryside on Google Maps. Could it be a henge? On a sunny Summer's day in 2019, we ventured to find out.


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