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Monument Number 438162

Hob Uid: 438162
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Northlew
Grid Ref : SX4928097320
Summary : Two bowl barrows situated on East kimber Common on a prominent upland ridge. The western barrow is circular, has a diameter of 25.4 metres and is 0.6 metres high. The second barrow, which lies 63.2 metres north east of the first is 21.6 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high and is most pronounced on its eastern side. The surrounding quarry ditches of both barrows survive as buried features. Scheduled.
More information : Probable Barrow. A mound is shewn on East Kimber Common on the OS 2" drawing at approx SX 492973. (1)

SX 49269730 A ploughed down bowl barrow now under pasture,
measuring some 19.0m in diameter and 0.4m in height. There is
no trace of a ditch.

Surveyed at 1:2500. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 2" No 29E 1803-07
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JWS 30-MAY-74
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 16-Apr-99
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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 (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 32195
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 49 NE 2
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 49 NE 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-05-30
End Date : 1974-05-30