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HER Number:MDV10819
Name:Round Barrow on Broad Down, Southleigh

Summary

One of a group of three barrows on Broad Down, noted in late 19th century. Ploughed out in 20th century but still visible as slight rise adjacent to hedge bank.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 173 934
Map Sheet:SY19SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouthleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTHLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric round barrow on Broad Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY19SE/31
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SY19SE 7

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Hutchinson, P. O., 1880, 2nd Report of the Barrow Committee, 140 (Article in Serial). SDV123157.

Third of a group of three barrows on the eastern side of the down. Small and covered with heath and furze. Other details: Barrow 75.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

One of a group of three barrows marked as 'Tumuli' on the 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Fox, A., 1948, The Broad Down (Farway) Necropolis and the Wessex Culture in Devon, 19 (Article in Serial). SDV123165.

Ploughed out.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1982 - 1998, SY19SE7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV342947.

Site visit on 12/04/1957. This feature has recently been ploughed out, but its location can be identified by a scatter of stone, mostly flint lumps and limestone.
Site visit on 17/11/1975. A slight amorphous rise is discernible at this cairn site.
Site visit on 16/02/1982. No change. Other details: Plan, site C.


Grinsell, L. V., 1983, The Barrows of South and East Devon, 43 (Article in Serial). SDV337013.

Site visit on 25/10/1981. Cairn still visible as slight rise.


Pearce, N., 1991, Tumulus (Worksheet). SDV342952.

Still easily visible. On pasture with grass recently cut. Diameter 10 metres, height 0.15 metres. Abutting field ditch and hedge bank. Tithe Map field name - Netherton Hill.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, 326 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV123157Article in Serial: Hutchinson, P. O.. 1880. 2nd Report of the Barrow Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 12. Unknown. 140.
SDV123165Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1948. The Broad Down (Farway) Necropolis and the Wessex Culture in Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Exploration Society. 4: part 1. Paperback Volume. 19.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #67574 ]
SDV337013Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1983. The Barrows of South and East Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 41. Paperback Volume. 43.
SDV342947Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1982 - 1998. SY19SE7. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV342952Worksheet: Pearce, N.. 1991. Tumulus. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. 326.

Associated Monuments

MDV10804Part of: Farway Barrow Cemetery (Monument)
MDV10807Related to: Barrow on Broad Down, Southleigh (Monument)
MDV10839Related to: Round Barrow on Broad Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2014 2:37PM