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HER Number:MDV12644
Name:Barrow circa 743 metres east of Upcott Cross, Halwill


Barrow to west of Upcott Barrow. Survives as a low mound, heavily ploughed and spread and unlikely to survive much longer.


Grid Reference:SX 446 974
Map Sheet:SX49NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalwill
Ecclesiastical ParishHALWILL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49NW/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV18881.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/28(1970)120.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1973, SX49NW12 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV18880.

West of upcott barrow. Possible traces of a round barrow. Diameter vague, height 6". Visited by Grinsell in April 1969.

No identifiable remains of a barrow. On arable land. Site visit, 27/5/1974.

Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND98 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 29th November 1979. Very low mound, 22.0 metres diameter and 0.25 metres high. Probably more substantial than Grinsell realised. Heavily ploughed and spread and unlikely to survive much more ploughing. No visible ditch.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV18880Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1973. SX49NW12. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV18881Migrated Record:
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND98. [Mapped feature: #4581 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV1680Related to: Upcott Barrow north-east of Broadmeads Plantation, Halwill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2018 12:23PM