HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV112677
Name:Circular Cropmark North of Great Barton Farm


An earthwork mound was visible on aerial photographs of 1966 as an earthwork on the gentle west facing slopes to the south-east of Three Elms Cross, Clyst St. Lawrence. The mound might be the remains of a barrow of Bronze Age date.


Grid Reference:SY 030 996
Map Sheet:SY09NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst St. Lawrence
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST ST.LAWRENCE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork mound, possibly the remains of a Bronze Age round barrow about 280 metres north of Great Barton Farm

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1966, OS/66185 V, OS/66185 V 264 22-Jul-66 (Aerial Photograph). SDV357577.

A pale circular cropmark of a possible levelled mound was visible.

Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2014-2015, East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV356883.

A pale circular feature was visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs of 1966 to the north of Great Barton Farm. Situated on the south-west facing slopes of a very gentle combe, the cropmark measures approximately 10 metres in diameter and might be evidence of the levelled remains of a barrow of Bronze Age date.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV357577Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1966. OS/66185 V. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/66185 V 264 22-Jul-66. [Mapped feature: #72046 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6530 - The East and Mid-Devon Rivers Catchment NMP project (Ref: ACD613)

Date Last Edited:Jun 23 2015 5:51PM