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Monument Number 438183

Hob Uid: 438183
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Bratton Clovelly
Grid Ref : SX4792095850
Summary : Two bowl barrows situated on the prominent upland ridge known as Broadbury. The southernmost barrow survives as a 26.8 metre diameter circular mound standing up to 1.3 metres high. The northernmost barrow survives as a circular mound with a diameter of 24.3 metres and it is 1.1 metre high. In each case the surrounding ditch, from which material to construct the mound was derived, survives as a buried feature netween 2.5 to 3 metres wide. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 47859591 and SX 47999581)
Tumulus (NR) (Twice). (1)

Two barrows, partially levelled, each 23 yards diameter and
2 1/2 ft high. (2)

SX 47859591 : A bowl barrow 22.0m in diameter and 0.75m high.
SX 47999581 : A flat topped bowl barrow, base diameter 29.0m,
summit diameter 18.0m, height 1.0m.
Both have been ploughed but are now under pasture. (3)

No change except that the barrow at SX 47999581 has a slight
central depression (not of recent origin).
Resurveyed at 1:2500. (4)

Sources :
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) : 25 (1873)
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 GWR 07-APR-51
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 JWS 30-MAY-74
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Source Number : 5
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

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 364
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 30332
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 49 NE 7
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 49 NE 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1951-04-07
End Date : 1951-04-07
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 49 NE 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-05-30
End Date : 1974-05-30