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Monument Number 438188

Hob Uid: 438188
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Northlew
Grid Ref : SX4903097060
Summary : A bowl barrow which lies on the slope of a high upland ridge on East Kimber Common. The barrow survives as a circular mound which measures 26.6 metres in diameter and up to 0.8 metres high. The surrounding quarry ditch from which material to construct the mound was derived survives as a buried feature, although it is visible to the west as a flattened area which measures 3 metres wide. Scheduled.
More information : SX 49039706. A flat topped bowl barrow, diameter 22.0m, height 0.6m. No trace of a ditch. Condition good though somewhat spread by ploughing. Now under pasture. Located during a field investigation.
Surveyed at 1:2500. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JWS 30-MAY-74
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Source Number : 2
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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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 32196
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 49 NE 8
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 49 NE 8
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-05-30
End Date : 1974-05-30