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Monument Number 438091

Hob Uid: 438091
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Lewtrenchard
Grid Ref : SX4793085800
Summary : A bowl barrow situated on the summit of a high hill on Galford Down. The barrow survives as a 21.3 metre diameter mound standing up to 0.6 metres high. There is a surrounding ditch which measures 2.7 metres wide and up to 0.2 metres deep, although this survives mainly as a buried feature. Several larger stones may be seen protruding from the mound which may indicate the presence of a partially exposed kerb, and the whole surface is uneven. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 47938580) TUMULUS (NR) (1)

Galford Down. A dilapidated and unopened cairn. (2)

This cairn, existing as a low turf-covered mound stands in a
very stony arable field; the farmer apparently taking great
care to plough round it. Diameter 20.0m and height 0.75m.
Condition fair. (3)

"Lew Trenchard. One barrow is to the SW of Westdown Pool". (4)

(SX 4793 8580) CAIRN (NR) (5)

SX 47938580. A turf-covered cairn 21.2m in diameter and 0.6m
high, slightly mutilated.

Resurveyed at 1:2500. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1907
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Vol(s) : 30 (1898)
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 GWR 19-OCT-50
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Source Number : 4
Source : The Victoria history of the county of Devon : volume one
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Source Number : 5
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1964
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Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 MJF 06-JUN-73
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Source Number : 7
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 23/04/1998
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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 : Bowl Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 943
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 30329
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 48 NE 9
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 48 NE 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-10-19
End Date : 1950-10-19
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 48 NE 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1973-06-06
End Date : 1973-06-06