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HER Number:MDV12939
Name:Barrow 'M' in Crownhill Down Prehistoric Cemetery


Barrow 'M' is one of a group of Prehistoric round barrows or cairns on Crownhill Down


Grid Reference:SX 571 600
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSparkwell
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishPLYMPTON ST.MARY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 438398
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/154
  • Old SAM County Ref: 759M

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1980, Crownhill Down Barrow Cemetery (Worksheet). SDV343793.

Crownhill Down barrow cemetery. Possible very low Prehistoric barrow approximately 6 metres diameter at the north end of the cemetery.

Gilbertson, D. + Collis, J., 1985, Linear Banks on Crownhill Down, Dartmoor (Article in Serial). SDV337244.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, SX56SE (Cartographic). SDV336987.

Not recorded on aerial photograph interpretation.

Department of Environment, 1986, Crownhill Down Barrow Cemetery (Schedule Document). SDV343786.

Crownhill Down Prehistoric cemetery Barrow (M). Other details: Monument 759.

Fletcher, M., 2002, The Archaeological Landscape of Crownhill Down and Ridding Down: Survey Report, 4 (Report - Survey). SDV343412.

Other details: Figure 3 and Crownhill Down Survey.

National Monuments Record, 2010, 438398 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV343789.

Group of round barrows or cairns on Crownhill Down. Barrow (M) is a turf-covered mound 4.5 metres by 2.1 metres and 0.3 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336987Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. SX56SE. Air Photographs Unit. Map (Paper).
SDV337244Article in Serial: Gilbertson, D. + Collis, J.. 1985. Linear Banks on Crownhill Down, Dartmoor. Landscape History. 7. Unknown.
SDV343412Report - Survey: Fletcher, M.. 2002. The Archaeological Landscape of Crownhill Down and Ridding Down: Survey Report. English Heritage Report. AI/31/2002. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV343786Schedule Document: Department of Environment. 1986. Crownhill Down Barrow Cemetery. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV343789National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. 438398. National Monuments Record Database. A4 Stapled + Digital. [Mapped feature: #80702 ]
SDV343793Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1980. Crownhill Down Barrow Cemetery. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV1780Part of: Prehistoric Barrow Cemetery on Crownhill Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4559 - Archaeological Landscape of Crownhill Down and Riddding Down

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2016 11:51AM