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HER Number:MDV115423
Name:Bickleigh Brake Barrow Cemetery, Halwell

Summary

Round barrow cemetery comprising six barrows in a line across the crest of the hill, forming an important focal point in the landscape. The positioning of the barrows suggests that they were intended to be viewed from the lower ground to the south and north.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 784 535
Map Sheet:SX75SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalwell and Moreleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHALWELL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Thomson, J., 2013, Coombeshead Solar Farm, Diptford, Devon - Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment
Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 14
(Report - Survey). SDV359651.

Round barrow cemetery comprising six barrows in a line across the crest of the hill, forming an important focal point in the landscape. The positioning of the barrows suggests that they were intended to be viewed from the lower ground to the south and north.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74757 ]
SDV359651Report - Survey: Thomson, J.. 2013. Coombeshead Solar Farm, Diptford, Devon - Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. ECUS Ltd. AEE UK 12 Ltd. Digital. 14.

Associated Monuments

MDV29083Parent of: BARROW in the Parish of Halwell and Moreleigh (Monument)
MDV29084Parent of: BARROW in the Parish of Halwell and Moreleigh (Monument)
MDV29085Parent of: BARROW in the Parish of Halwell and Moreleigh (Monument)
MDV29086Parent of: BARROW in the Parish of Halwell and Moreleigh (Monument)
MDV64456Parent of: Two Bowl Barrows North of Halwell Camp (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6992 - Desk-Based Assessment on land at Coombeshead Farm, Diptford

Date Last Edited:Aug 3 2017 11:11AM