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HER Number:MDV11632
Name:Bowl Barrow near Wrangworthy Cross, Buckland Brewer

Summary

A bowl barrow north of Wrangworthy Cross, which survives as a circular mound, 22.5 metres diameter and up to 0.4 metres high. Part of a round barrow cemetery with clusters of barrows to the west and south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 385 176
Map Sheet:SS31NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Brewer
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND BREWER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31NE/19
  • Old SAM Ref: 32199
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS31NE20

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1980, SS31NE20 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV343680.

Visited on 13th October 1977. Lies in pasture on a crest, probable bowl barrow, diameter 19 metres, height 0.3 metres (Ordnance Survey drawing 1803-5 shows barrow).


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND51 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Visited on 7th May 1979. Very slight mound.


Grinsell, L. V., 1983, The Barrows of South and East Devon, 46 (Article in Serial). SDV337013.


Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, Buckland Brewer 2 (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1999, Bowl Barrow 130 Metres North of Wrangworthy Cross, Forming Part of a Round Barrow Cemetery (Schedule Document). SDV343681.

A bowl barrow situated 130 metres north of Wrangworthy Cross on a high upland ridge overlooking the valley of a tributary to the River Torridge. It forms part of a round barrow cemetery which has clusters of barrows to the west and south-west. It survives as a circular mound measuring 22.5 metres in diameter and standing up to 0.4 metres high. The surrounding quarry ditch from which material to construct the mound was derived, is preserved as a buried feature.


English Heritage, 2009, Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West, 114 (Report - non-specific). SDV342694.

Extensive significant problems, ie under plough, collapse.


English Heritage, 2010, Heritage at Risk Register 2010: South West, 106 (Report - non-specific). SDV344777.


English Heritage, 2011, Heritage at Risk Register 2011: South West, 113 (Report - non-specific). SDV355280.

Extensive significant problems i.e. under plough, collapse. Declining.


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. Buckland Brewer 2.
SDV337013Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1983. The Barrows of South and East Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 41. Paperback Volume. 46.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND51.
SDV342694Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West. English Heritage Report. A4 Bound +Digital. 114.
SDV343680Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1980. SS31NE20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV343681Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1999. Bowl Barrow 130 Metres North of Wrangworthy Cross, Forming Part of a Round Barrow Cemetery. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV344777Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2010. Heritage at Risk Register 2010: South West. English Heritage Report. Digital. 106.
SDV355280Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2011. Heritage at Risk Register 2011: South West. english Heritage. Digital. 113.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75651 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV140Related to: Barrow 123 metres south-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV14657Related to: Barrow 174 metres south-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV5626Related to: Barrow 358 metres west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV5625Related to: Barrow west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2014 3:47PM