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HER Number:MDV10945
Name:Barrow on Gittisham Hill


One of several Prehistoric barrows on Gittisham Hill which may be the result of a later extraction industry


Grid Reference:SY 147 974
Map Sheet:SY19NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGittisham
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGITTISHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY19NW/10/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Unknown date)

Full description

Hutchinson, P. O., 1880, 2nd Report of the Barrow Committee, 126-8 (Article in Serial). SDV123157.

One of several barrows, marked on 6" OS map, on Gittisham Hill. Visited c1879. Other details: Nos 23-33 & map.

Worth, R. H., 1902, 21st Report of the Barrow Committee, 107,120,122,127,129,131, Pl.1 (Article in Serial). SDV20971.

No 28 (Hutchinson) similar construction to No 27. Contained charcoal and bronze fragments.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV123157Article in Serial: Hutchinson, P. O.. 1880. 2nd Report of the Barrow Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 12. Unknown. 126-8.
SDV20971Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1902. 21st Report of the Barrow Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 34. A5 Paperback + Digital. 107,120,122,127,129,131, Pl.1.

Associated Monuments

MDV10944Part of: Barrow on Gittisham Hill (Monument)
MDV10946Related to: Barrow on Gittisham Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 1 2016 12:09PM