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HER Number:MDV6004
Name:Round Barrow on Soussons Down

Summary

One of a group of 4 barrows on soussons down; soussons warren hill, on highest point of hill. All heather covered and in a clearing in the planted pine forest.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 676 797
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/28
  • Old SAM County Ref: 890A
  • Old SAM Ref: 28696

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard, s. ) at sx67707964, northern of four round barrows on soussons down (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=14/10/1975 (grinsell) in clearing, cairn excavated by baring-gould with no results.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288715.

One of a group of 4 barrows on soussons down; soussons warren hill, on highest point of hill. All heather covered and in a clearing in the planted pine forest.


Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV288716.

Vis=4/3/1971 (ancient monuments) round barrow, one of 4 scheduled barrows.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288720.

One visible on 1950 raf ap (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288723.

Osa=sx67ne3.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288724.

Baring gould, s. /tda/30(1898)98/5th report of the dartmoor exploration committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288725.

Worth, r. H. /tda/35(1903)143-5/22nd report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288726.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report (1976).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288727.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)155.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV288728.

Aph=raf 541/540/3148-3149(1/6/1950).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288729.

Des=mpp/149027.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288730.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)19;fig 24.2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288731.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=-/-/1976 (turner) cairn, not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site 4b in soussons plantation, warren hill in dnp field report. Nne of site 3b. Heather covered. Has been investigated, not planted over. Present clearance adequate.


Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows (Article in Serial). SDV273224.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North (Monograph). SDV219155.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.


National Monument Record, 2017, Pastscape (Website). SDV359964.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume.
  • Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback.
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
  • Website: National Monument Record. 2017. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV6005Related to: Round barrow on Soussons Down (Monument)
MDV6006Related to: Round barrow on Soussons Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7390 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7402 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2017 11:24AM