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Monument Number 437904

Hob Uid: 437904
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Lamerton
Grid Ref : SX4621079420
Summary : A round barrow, apparently of flattened bell type, forming part of a barrow cemetery. It measures 23 metres in overall diameter and stands 1 metre high, inclusive of a central mound 6 metres across and 0.5 metres high. A berm about 2. to 3 metres wide can be indistinctly seen because of vegetation. There are possible but very indistinct traces of a ditch around the south west quadrant.
More information : SX 46217942 Tumulus (NR). (1)

A gorse-covered round barrow 21.0m in diameter by 1.0m high. Visited by Grinsell 13 June 1971. (2)

At about 295m. OD slightly below a hilltop within an area of former Common land, now enclosed is a round barrow, apparently of flattened bell type. It is 23.0m. in overall diameter and 1.0m. high, inclusive of a central mound 6.0m. across and 0.5m. high. A berm about 2.0m. to 3.0m. wide can be indistinctly seen because of vegetation (see plan). There are possible but very indistinct traces of a ditch around the S.W. quadrant.

Condition good, but covered with a dense growth of furze.

No finds were made.

Surveyed at 1/2500. (3)

Remains of a round barrow, forming part of a barrow cemetery. Scheduled. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : L V Grinsell
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 07-NOV-83
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 11-Feb-02
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Source : Round Barrows, Milton Abbott/ink survey
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Bell Barrow, Barrow Cemetery
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34284
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 47 NE 7
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 47 NE 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1983-11-07
End Date : 1983-11-07