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HER Number:MDV7988
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Ashburton

Summary

Cairn near awsewell rocks. Vis=-/8/1961 (ancient monuments) height 1.829m, and diameter 16.46m. Fairly regular but with some disturbance on top. At edge of woodland. Vis=24/3/1960 (os) western cairn has a flat crest with a dry stone wall around the summit only a small length of this now survives on the west side. Vis=18/5/1960 (os) as described except diameter 18.0m, crude stone wall around cairn obviously modern survives as a semi circular enclosure on west side of cairns flat top. Vis=estimated -/-/1972 (worth, r. H. ) diameter 15.5m, height 2.1m. Siting slope. Cairn with top encircled in modern stone wall. Vis=23/5/1984 (robinson) fmw visit. Vis=not visible on raf photos (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 734 717
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/16
  • Old SAM County Ref: 476B

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV301227.

Cairn near awsewell rocks. Vis=-/8/1961 (ancient monuments) height 1.829m, and diameter 16.46m. Fairly regular but with some disturbance on top. At edge of woodland. Vis=24/3/1960 (os) western cairn has a flat crest with a dry stone wall around the summit only a small length of this now survives on the west side. Vis=18/5/1960 (os) as described except diameter 18.0m, crude stone wall around cairn obviously modern survives as a semi circular enclosure on west side of cairns flat top. Vis=estimated -/-/1972 (worth, r. H. ) diameter 15.5m, height 2.1m. Siting slope. Cairn with top encircled in modern stone wall. Vis=23/5/1984 (robinson) fmw visit. Vis=not visible on raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV301228.

Worth, r. H. /tda/54(1922)69-70 fig. /forty-first report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV301229.

Osa=sx77sw11.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV301230.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)132.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM