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Monument Number 437927

Hob Uid: 437927
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Lamerton
Grid Ref : SX4610079500
Summary : Two round barrows, forming part of a barrow cemetery. The first barrow measures 21 metres in diameter and 0.9 metres high, with a sharply defined slope at the perimeter. The second is 24.5 metres in diameter with no traces of a ditch reported in 1971. Its total height is 1.3 metres, made up from what seems to be a flat topped central mound 15 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres high, surrounded by a poorly defined berm about 1.5 metres wide and 0.8 metres above the base of the barrow.
More information : ('A' at SX 46067958 and 'B' at SX 46137959) Tumuli (NR) (1)

Two round barrows each with a possible ditch.

'A' is 20.0m. in diameter by 1.0m. high.

'B' is 25.0m. in diameter by 1.3m. high.

Both visited by Grinsell 13 June 1971. (2)

On a flat hill-top, at 297m. O.D. are two barrows.

A: A round barrow of platform type, 21.0m. in diameter and 0.9m.high with a sharply defined slope at the perimeter. There are no traces of the possible ditch noted in 1971 (Authy. 2) B: A (?) bell-type barrow, 24.5 m. in diameter with no traces of a ditch reported in 1971. The total height is 1.3m., made up from what seems to be a flat topped central mound 15.0m. in diameter and 0.5m. high, surrounded by a poorly defined berm about 1.5m. wide and 0.8m. above the base of the barrow (see plan) (for a similar barrow see SX 47 NE 7).

Condition good, but much overgrown with furze.

No finds were made.

Surveyed at 1/2500. (3)

Two round barrows 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 Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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 : Bowl Barrow, Bell Barrow, Barrow Cemetery
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34284
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 47 NE 18
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 47 NE 18
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1983-11-07
End Date : 1983-11-07