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HER Number:MDV6007
Name:Barrow on Soussons Down

Summary

One of four round barrows on Soussons Down, 960m north west of Soussons.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 796
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/30
  • Old SAM County Ref: 890D
  • 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. Southern of four round barrows on soussons down (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288677.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=14/10/1975 (grinsell) earthen round barrow with traces of retaining circle. Excavated. Central pit contained charcoal and flint flake. Diameter 20m, height 1.8m.


Gerrard, S., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV246637.

Vis=3/7/1998 (gerrard, s. ) diam 19.5m, height 2.2m. Excavated 1902. Charcoal, flint flake + pot found.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288659.

One of a group of 4 barrows on soussons down, on highest point of hill.


Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV288660.

Vis=4/3/1971 (ancient monuments) 6 kerb stones visible. Probable robber trench in centre.


OS, CITING WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288662.

Central pit containing charcoal and small flint flake. Cist 3m inside n edge containing burnt bones, flint flake, and a sherd of bronze age pottery (os, citing worth).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288665.

Visible on raf 1950 ap (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288670.

Osa=sx67ne3.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288671.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288672.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288673.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288674.

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


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

Vis=-/1/1976 (turner) cairn. Not included in spooner/dixon report. Marked on os 6" map. Site no.1b in soussons plantation, warren hill in dnp field report. The most southern of the four. On the w side are the remains of a ring of stones. Reave running e-w at n end of cairn. Hollow in the centre of cairn, honey-combed with rabbit burrows, heather covered. Has been investigated, not planted over. Present clearance adequate. Five posts ringing s side across ride.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV288675.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288678.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV288676.

Des=mpp/149030.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Gerrard, S..
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
  • Migrated Record: OS, CITING WORTH.
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  • Aerial Photograph:
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  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 18 2015 4:20PM