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HER Number:MDV11645
Name:Barrow north east of Stowford House, Bulkworthy


Bowl barrow 17 metres diameter and 0.5 metres high.


Grid Reference:SS 389 157
Map Sheet:SS31NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBulkworthy
Ecclesiastical ParishBULKWORTHY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric bowl barrow north east of Stowford House

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31NE/32

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 "Tumulus"

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

Marked "Tumulus"

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 113 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Bowl barrow. Visited 04/04/1969. Diameter 14 paces, height 0.3m. Mound slightly stoney, two worked flints found on it.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SS31NE2 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV337875.

Visited 11/10/1977. This barrow lies in pasture on crest of low ridge. It is in good condition but has no trace of a surrounding ditch. Diameter 17 metres, height 0.5 metres.

Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND8 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 7th may 1979. Details as recorded by Ordnance Survey Archaeologist. In good condition.

Allden, A., 1981, A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future, ND8 (Report - non-specific). SDV339662.

Visited 07/05/1979 No change. Good condition.

Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, Bulkworthy 1 (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. Bulkworthy 1.
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).
SDV337875Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SS31NE2. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV339662Report - non-specific: Allden, A.. 1981. A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Publication. 10. A4 Stapled + Digital. ND8.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND8.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75774 ]
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 113.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2014 8:51AM