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HER Number:MDV10946
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/10/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Lower Palaeolithic to XXI - 698000 BC to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

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

Visited c1901. No.25 (Hutchinson): barrow with a central cairn; contained charcoal.

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)
MDV10945Related to: Barrow on Gittisham Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3346 - East Devon heathlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 1 2016 12:10PM