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HER Number:MDV12913
Name:Barrow on Penn Moor

Summary

On steep south-west slope of Penn Beacon, a previously unrecorded barrow, part of a linear group of barrows along the contour. Circular, 5m diameter, c 0.5m high. No sign of robbing. Turf covered, a few stones showing.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 597 623
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/130
  • Old SAM Ref: 10760

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=-/4/1980 (robinson, r. + hankin, c. ). On steep sw slope of penn beacon, a previously unrecorded barrow, part of a linear group of barrows along the contour. Circular, 5m diameter, c 0.5m high. No sign of robbing. Turf covered, a few stones showing (worksheet).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV151796.

Not recorded (rchm app 1985)vis=est=-/-/1990 (ancient monuments) cairn consisting of earth + stone, diam 5m, height 0.5m (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151797.

Des=worksheet.

Environment Agency, 1998-2017, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) EA: South Devon Coast to Dartmoor, LIDAR SX5962 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 31-MAY-2017 (Cartographic). SDV361470.

The mound is not identifiable as an earthwork.

Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2019-2020, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (AI&M, formerly NMP) (Interpretation). SDV362982.

The barrow was not identified on any aerial photographs or lidar derived visualisations available to the survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV151796Report - Survey: AM.
SDV151797Migrated Record:
SDV361470Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2017. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) EA: South Devon Coast to Dartmoor. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR SX5962 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 31-MAY-2017.
SDV362982Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2019-2020. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (AI&M, formerly NMP). Historic England Research Report. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2402Related to: Cairn on Penn Moor, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8098 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey, Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (Ref: ACD2040)

Date Last Edited:Nov 15 2019 11:37AM