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Monument Number 1469334

Hob Uid: 1469334
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Challacombe
Grid Ref : SS6614842371
Summary : A low circular mound is visible on aerial photographs in fields to the north west of Brockenbarrow Farm, Challacombe, and is likely to be a Bronze Age round barrow. It is located on the crest of the western side of a shallow north-south valley, with excellent visibility to the south-east. A second mound approximately 100 metres due south of this mound has also been identified as a Bronze Age round barrow (see NMR UID 34684).
More information : A low circular mound is visible on aerial photographs in fields to the north west of Brockenbarrow Farm, Challacombe, and is likely to be a Bronze Age round barrow. Centred at approximately SS 6614 4236 the barrow is located on the crest of the western side of a shallow north-south valley, with excellent visibility to the south-east. It measures approximately 12 metres across and appears to be poorly defined. A second mound approximately 100 metres due south of this mound has also been identified as a Bronze Age round barrow (see NMR UID 34684). (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/2549 3105-06 27-MAR-1948
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 64 SE 148
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 34684
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01