HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV127
Name:Bowl Barrow 63 metres north-east of Leworthy Cross, Clawton

Summary

One of a group of eight round barrows on Affaland Moor.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 317 011
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClawton
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30SW/14
  • Old SAM County Ref: 718F
  • Old SAM Ref: 30335

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, 116 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Visited in 1969. A bowl barrow. 26 paces in diameter, 1.5 feet high.


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

[One of] eight round barrows on Affaland Moor. 300 yards diameter, 3 feet high. Under pasture. Other details: Monument No. 718.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1998, SS30SW7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV342965.

Site visit 9/3/1951. Earth mound without berm or ditch. Much ploughed down. No associated finds.
Site visit 21/11/1977. No change.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND76 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 11th October 1979. Diameter 24.7 metres, height 0.73 metres. Low mound, gives impression of being lower and wider than it actually is. Very flat top but likely due to ploughing. In very marshy pasture field, butts up to hedge and maybe slightly disturbed by same (on western edge). Fair condition.


Weston, S., 1983, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982 (Un-published). SDV342456.

Site visit in 1982.


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

Three year management agreement in force, 05/07/1993 - 04/07/1996.


Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, Clawton 3 (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.


Gerrard, S., 1997, Untitled Source, MPP/143360 (Un-published). SDV342969.

Northern of two bowl barrows 450 metres west of Leworthy, forming part of a cluster. Diameter 25.9 metres, height 0.7 metres. Ditch survives as a buried feature.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Two Bowl Barrows 450m and 500m west of Leworthy (Schedule Document). SDV339648.

[One of] two bowl barrows aligned north-south and situated on a high ridge overlooking the valley of a tributary to the River Deer. These two barrows form part of a dispersed group of eight barrows spread across the length of this ridge. The northern barrow survives as a 0.7 metre high circular mound which measures 25.9 metres diameter.


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


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

Tumulus 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 3.
SDV339647Schedule Document: Department of Environment. 1971. Eight Round Barrows on Affland Moor. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV339648Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. Two Bowl Barrows 450m and 500m west of Leworthy. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
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 ND76.
SDV342456Un-published: Weston, S.. 1983. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Unknown.
SDV342959Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 08.59. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV342965Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1998. SS30SW7. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV342969Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 1997. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Digital. MPP/143360.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80610 ]
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 116.

Associated Monuments

MDV75704Part of: Barrow Cemetery on Affaland Moor (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 1:06PM