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HER Number:MDV12393
Name:Flint Scatter on Braunton Burrows

Summary

Material dating to the Mesolithic period recovered from Braunton Burrows is in Bideford Museum.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 460 350
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and structural remains of World War II military training features for D-Day Landings on Braunton Burrows

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/34
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC (Between))

Full description

Spence Bate, C., 1866, An Attempt to Date the Flint Flakes of Devon and Cornwall, 128-130 (Article in Serial). SDV339690.

Other details: Part 5.


Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Archaeology of Exmoor, 184 (Monograph). SDV1641.

Material dating to the Mesolithic period recovered from Braunton Burrows is in Bideford Museum.


Goddard, S. + Todd, M., 2005, Medieval Rudge, Morchard Bishop (Article in Serial). SDV344644.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 788 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Passmore, A. J., 2009, Braunton Burrows Higher Level Environmental Stewardship Scheme. Archaeological Survey 2009, 2 (Report - Survey). SDV344652.

Visited 2009. Located within flat area to rear of dunes, with generally short vegetation and patchy scrub. Some wetter areas south-east of location and pond dug circa 75 metres east. Some topsoil exposed in vehicle tracks and molehills, no artefacts visible, probably indicating stabilisation of sand deposits below.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1641Monograph: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Archaeology of Exmoor. The Archaeology of Exmoor: Bideford Bay to Bridgewater. A5 Hardback. 184.
SDV339690Article in Serial: Spence Bate, C.. 1866. An Attempt to Date the Flint Flakes of Devon and Cornwall. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1. Unknown. 128-130.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 788.
SDV344644Article in Serial: Goddard, S. + Todd, M.. 2005. Medieval Rudge, Morchard Bishop. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 63. Paperback Volume.
SDV344652Report - Survey: Passmore, A. J.. 2009. Braunton Burrows Higher Level Environmental Stewardship Scheme. Archaeological Survey 2009. Exeter Archaeology Report. 09.113. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4636 - Geophysical Survey at Hanson Town Farm, Burlescombe

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2017 12:33PM