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HER Number:MDV11625
Name:Barrow to north east of Mambury Farm, East Putford


Prehistoric barrow with a hollow in centre.


Grid Reference:SS 388 164
Map Sheet:SS31NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Putford
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST PUTFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric bowl barrow with a hollow in the centre to the north east of Mambury Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31NE/12

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (LANEBA to Late Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

Marked as "Tumulus"

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Marked as "Tumulus"

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 118 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Visited 04/04/1969. Bowl barrow with a hollow in centre. Barrow diameter 16 paces, height 609.6mm.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SS31NE15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV337873.

Site visit 11th October 1977. On crest of low ridge. Depression 1.0m deep in barrow to east of centre. Several amorphous and probably natural undulations lie on the ridge to west of barrow. Diameter 16m, height 0.3m.

Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND22 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 28th November 1979. Diameter 15.3m, height approximately 0.40m. Low mound on moorland, furze and bracken covered. Hummocky surface. In poor condition. No visible ditch.

Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, East Putford 10 (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Tumulus marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319515Undergraduate Dissertation: Bayer, O. J.. 1996. Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location. University of Leicester Dissertation. A4 Stapled + Digital. East Putford 10.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337873Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SS31NE15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND22.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75585 ]
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 118.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2014 10:38AM