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HER Number:MDV125
Name:Bowl Barrow 231 metres north-east of Yeomadon Cross, Clawton

Summary

North-eastern of a pair of bowl barrows forming part of a cemetery on Affaland Moor.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 318 014
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClawton
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • MPP Archaeological Item Dataset: 143388
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30SW/12
  • Old SAM County Ref: 718H
  • Old SAM Ref: 30334
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS30SW8(A)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOWL BARROW (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 118 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Visited in 1969. Diameter 22 paces, height 1.5 feet.


Department of Environment, 1971, Eight Round Barrows on Affland Moor (Schedule Document). SDV339647.

[One of] eight round barrows on Affaland Moor. 22 yards diameter, 2 feet high. Under pasture.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1997, SS30SW8(A) (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV340081.

Sites visits 1951 and 1977. Round barrow without berm and ditch, 20.0 metres diameter and 1.2 metres high. One of a scheduled group of eight on Affaland Moor.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND75 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 11th October 1979. Diameter 16.6 metres, height 0.58 metres. Has suffered more than its neighbour. Very flattened and tends to merge into the slope. Rather patchy with uneven surface and edges. No sign of ditch. In pasture, poor condition.


Allden, A., 1981, A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future, ND75 (Report - non-specific). SDV339662.


Weston, S., 1983, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1983 (Un-published). SDV343247.

Visited 1982.


English Heritage, 1993, Untitled Source (Correspondence). SDV340082.

Three year management agreement in force 5/7/1993 to 4/7/1996.


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


Gerrard, H., 1997, Two Bowl Barrows 110m SSE of Brook's House forming part of a Barrow Cluster
on or near Affaland Moor
(Un-published). SDV340080.

Visited 17/7/1997. North-eastern of 2 bowl barrows 110 metres south-south-east of Brook's House. Diameter 18.2 metres, height 0.4 metres. Ditch survives as buried feature. Other details: AI number 143388.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Two Bowl Barrows 430m north west of Leworthy (Schedule Document). SDV340078.

[One of] two bowl barrows aligned north-east south-west situated 430 metres north west of Leworthy on a prominent ridge location overlooking the valley of a tributary to the River Deer. They form the northenmost pair of a dispersed group of eight barrows. The north eastern barrow survives as a circular mound which measures 18.2 metres in diameter and is 0.4 metres high. Other details: Monument No. 30334.


Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground, Devon, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV342959.


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

Tumuli 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. Clawton 2.
SDV339647Schedule Document: Department of Environment. 1971. Eight Round Barrows on Affland Moor. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
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. ND75.
SDV340078Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. Two Bowl Barrows 430m north west of Leworthy. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV340080Un-published: Gerrard, H.. 1997. Two Bowl Barrows 110m SSE of Brook's House forming part of a Barrow Cluster on or near Affaland Moor. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Digital.
SDV340081Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1997. SS30SW8(A). Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV340082Correspondence: English Heritage. 1993. Letter. A4 Stapled.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND75.
SDV342959Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 08.59. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV343247Un-published: Weston, S.. 1983. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1983. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Unknown.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80526 ]
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 118.

Associated Monuments

MDV75704Part of: Barrow Cemetery on Affaland Moor (Monument)
MDV126Related to: Bowl Barrow 195 metres north-east of Yeomadon Cross, Clawton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey
  • EDV4546 - Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground

Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2014 12:54PM