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HER Number:MDV126
Name:Bowl Barrow 195 metres north-east of Yeomadon Cross, Clawton

Summary

South-western of a pair bowl barrows forming part of a cemetery on Affaland Moor.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 318 013
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClawton
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • MPP Archaeological Item Dataset: 143359
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30SW/13
  • Old SAM County Ref: 718G
  • Old SAM Ref: 30334
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS30SW8(B)

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 1969. Diameter 30 paces, height 4 feet.


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

[One of] eight round barrows on Affaland Moor. 30 yards diameter, 2 feet high. Under pasture.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1998, SS30SW8(B) (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV340083.

Site visits 1951 and 1977. Bowl barrow 25.0 metres diameter and 1.3 metres high. No ditch. Situated in crest position. Other details: Plan.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND74 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Visited 11th October 1979. Diameter 22.8 metres, height 0.87 metres. Flattened and spread, somewhat trampled. Rather low but easily discernible in pasture field. No visible ditch. Fair condition.


Allden, A., 1981, A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future, ND74 (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 1 (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. South-western of two bowl barrows 110 metres south-south-east of Brook's House. Diameter 20.7m, height 0.6m. Ditch survives as a buried feature. Other details: AI number 143359.


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 northernmost pair of a dispersed group of eight barrows. Survives as a circular mound which measures 20.7 metres in diameter and is 0.6 metres high. The surrounding ditch from which material to construct the mound was derived is preserved as a buried feature. 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 1.
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. ND74.
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.
SDV340082Correspondence: English Heritage. 1993. Letter. A4 Stapled.
SDV340083Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1998. SS30SW8(B). Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND74.
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: #80570 ]
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)
MDV125Related to: Bowl Barrow 231 metres north-east of Yeomadon Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV131Related to: Bowl Barrow on Affaland Moor, 840 metres south-west of Leworthy (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 12:50PM