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19/10/18<br />
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***With Video***<br />
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Stunning drone photograph of dawn breaking over Minninglow in the White Peak area of the Derbyshire Peak District.<br />
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Minninglow is the largest and most prominently sited cairn in the Peak District, just over a mile to the west of Aldwark. Surrounded by a beech plantation between the villages of Parwich and Elton, it is a landmark for miles around. <br />
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Measuring 111ft  by 144ft, the cairn consists of at least four chambers and has undergone a number of construction phases. The Low originally began life as a single chamber with a small mound comprised mainly of limestone probably during the Neolithic period. It was later covered by a long cairn with four chambers and later still converted into a massive circular mound, perhaps during the Bronze Age. <br />
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Rod Kirkpatrick holds a PfCO and had permission from the landowner to fly over the site.<br />
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