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HER Number:MDV10208
Name:Possible Barrow, South of Bramble Lane, Upton Pyne

Summary

A barrow is visible to the south-west of Starved Oak Cross, Upton Pyne. The barrow may form part of the Upton Pyne Group of more than 30.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 909 987
Map Sheet:SX99NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpton Pyne
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPTON PYNE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric barrow north west of Hurdles Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99NW/12
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX99NW2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, SX9098, 3-4 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341810.


National Monuments Record, SX9198, 5-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341811.


Fox, A., 1969, The Upton Pyne Cemetery, 75,78 (Article in Serial). SDV341856.

The linear disposition of the group implies successive dynastic or family burials. Other details: Barrow No 19.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, Exe Valley Barrow No 19 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit November 1979. This possible barrow was not easily discernible and not considered surveyable, although it is possible that the hedge respects a former mound.


Allden, A., 1981, A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future (Report - non-specific). SDV339662.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1982 - 1999, SX99NW2 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV341806.

1. Barrow C, a possible bowl barrow.
2. Site visit 02/08/1962. Field under crop and could not be investigated. Barrow C is a vague and formless rise which might be natural but could be a ploughed down bowl barrow. No trace of a ditch.
3. 75 feet diameter and 2 feet high.
4. Site visit 09/02/1982. Probable barrow. 30.0 metres diameter and 0.3 metres high. Its southern end, within the adjacent field has been destroyed. Other details: Barrow C.


Grinsell, L. V., 1983, The Barrows of South and East Devon, 44 (Article in Serial). SDV337013.


Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/CG, 3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV267548.


Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/DA, 10,11 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341807.


Miller, A., 1996, RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project (Interpretation). SDV53184.

Visible as a ringditch cropmark.


Southwest Archaeology, 2008, Hurdles Farm, Upton Pyne, Exeter, Devon. Results of a Desk-Based Cartographic Assessment, 21 (Report - Assessment). SDV341805.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV267548Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/CG. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3.
SDV337013Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1983. The Barrows of South and East Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 41. Paperback Volume. 44.
SDV339662Report - non-specific: Allden, A.. 1981. A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Publication. 10. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Exe Valley Barrow No 19.
SDV341805Report - Assessment: Southwest Archaeology. 2008. Hurdles Farm, Upton Pyne, Exeter, Devon. Results of a Desk-Based Cartographic Assessment. Southwest Archaeology Report. 080313. A4 Stapled. 21.
SDV341806Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1982 - 1999. SX99NW2. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341807Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/DA. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 10,11.
SDV341810Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. SX9098. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3-4.
SDV341811Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. SX9198. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 5-8.
SDV341856Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1969. The Upton Pyne Cemetery. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 27. Paperback Volume. 75,78.
SDV53184Interpretation: Miller, A.. 1996. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV10187Related to: Bowl Barrow to North of Bramble Lane, Upton Pyne (Monument)
MDV10184Related to: Bowl Barrow to South of Bramble Lane, Upton Pyne (Monument)
MDV10185Related to: Bowl Barrow to South of Bramble Lane, Upton Pyne (Monument)
MDV10186Related to: Bowl Barrow to South of Bramble Lane, Upton Pyne (Monument)
MDV10210Related to: Possible Bowl Barrow, South of Bramble Lane, Upton Pyne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey
  • EDV4428 - Desk-based Cartographic Assessment of a site at Hurdles Farm, Upton Pyne

Date Last Edited:Oct 28 2015 6:13PM