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HER Number:MDV11702
Name:Barrow north-west of Woodwall, Buckland Brewer


A low mound, 21.6 metres diameter, cut by a boundary bank. Possible ditch on the west side.


Grid Reference:SS 423 174
Map Sheet:SS41NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Brewer
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND BREWER

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric bowl barrow north-west of Woodwall

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NW/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/9/1969(grinsell). A bowl barrow 20 paces diameter and 4ft high. Vis=11/12/1978(os) unable to gain access. Farmer says barrow is unaltered.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV12946.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV12947.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/28(1970)113.

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

Tumulus marked.

Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND25 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 19th November 1979. 21.6 metres diameter, 0.84 metres high. Low mound on sloping ground. Cut on east by small bank planted with trees. Flattened and spread. Now in pasture. Possible signs of a ditch circa 3.0 metres wide, 0.2 metres deep on west side. Fair condition.

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

Tumulus marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV12946Migrated Record:
SDV12947Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND25.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76331 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2014 11:45AM