Excavations at the Viking Barrow Cemetery at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire

@article{Richards2004ExcavationsAT,
  title={Excavations at the Viking Barrow Cemetery at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire},
  author={J. Richards and P. Beswick and J. Bond and Marcus Jecock and J. Mckinley and S. Rowland and Fay Worley},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={84},
  pages={23 - 117}
}
The cemetery at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire, is the only known Scandinavian cremation cemetery in the British Isles. It comprises fifty-nine barrows, of which about one-third have been excavated on previous occasions, although earlier excavators concluded that some were empty cenotaph mounds. From 1998 to 2000 three barrows were examined. Our investigations have suggested that each of the barrows contained a burial, although not all contain evidence of a pyre. A full report of the 1998–2000… Expand
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