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HER Number:MDV11665
Name:Round Barrow north of Brendon Cross


Round barrow 15 metres diameter.


Grid Reference:SS 353 135
Map Sheet:SS31SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSutcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishSUTCOMBE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric round barrow north of Brendon Cross

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31SE/15
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS31SE1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 127 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Visited 4/4/1969. Vague and indeterminate. Diameter 18 paces, height 0.15 metre.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1980, SS31SE1 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV342466.

Visited 10/10/1977. Permenant pasture on gentle south facing slope. Diameter 15 metres height 0.2 metre. Other details: Plan.

Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND7 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 7th May 1979. As Ordnance Survey say, but very vague and barely discernable. Only a slight rise.

Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, Sutcombe 2 (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. Sutcombe 2.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND7.
SDV342466Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1980. SS31SE1. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75976 ]
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 127.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2014 8:48AM