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HER Number:MDV128
Name:Barrow 117 metres south-east of Leworthy Cross, Clawton

Summary

One of two bowl barrows forming part of a dispersed group of eight barrows on Affaland Moor.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 317 010
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClawton
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30SW/15
  • Old SAM County Ref: 718E
  • Old SAM Ref: 30335.2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 116 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Visited 1969. A bowl barrow. Diameter 27 paces, height 3.75 feet.


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

Visited March 1969. Diameter 40 yards, height 4 feet. Under pasture.


Ordnance Survey, 1977 - 1997, SS30SW6 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV343335.

Visited 9th March 1951. Well preserved grass covered bowl barrow. A faint ditch visible.
Visited 21st November 1977. No visible ditch. Other details: Plan.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND77 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Visited 11th October 1979. Diameter.27.6 metres, height 1.11 metres. Large mound in prominent position in pasture field. Slightly flat top but probably due to ploughing. Stony composition. Rather flattened and spread but still in fairly good condition. No sign of ditch.


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

Visited 1982.


Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, Clawton 4 (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.


Gerrard, S., 1997, Two Bowl Barrows 450m and 500m west of Leworthy, MPP143361 (Un-published). SDV343336.

Visited 17th July 1997. Southern of two bowl barrows 450 metres west of lLeworthy, forming part of a cluster. Diameter 28.8 metres, height 1.2 metres. Ditch survives as 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 forming part of a dispersed group of eight. A ciruclar mound, 28.8m in diameter and 1.2m high.


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 4.
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.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND77.
SDV342456Un-published: Weston, S.. 1983. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Unknown.
SDV343335Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey. 1977 - 1997. SS30SW6. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV343336Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 1997. Two Bowl Barrows 450m and 500m west of Leworthy. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Digital. MPP143361.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80646 ]
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

Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2014 1:04PM