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HER Number:MDV13788
Name:Great Leeds Barrow Fieldname

Summary

Field named Great Leeds Barrow on 19th century map may suggest the presence of a Prehistoric barrow. The field has been removed by 20th century clay works.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 861 756
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 926626
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/43

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Field named Great Leeds Barrow for Plot No 300 on the 19th century Kingsteignton Tithe Map Apportionment.

Unknown, 1840, Kingsteignton (Cartographic). SDV339592.

Field named Great Leeds Barrow for Plot No 300 on the 19th century Kingsteignton Tithe Map Apportionment.

Mitchell, M., 1979, Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology: Ball clay survey of South Devon (Worksheet). SDV337798.

Visited on 22nd June 1979. Field totally overgrown with coarse vegetation and bushes. Nothing to be seen as a result. Now right on the edge of one of the large quarry pits, seperated only by track and bank of quarry waste material. Track past this field - John Acres Lane - now out of use for traffic and used as access track. To be covered eventually by tip from White Pit Quarry. Other details: No 56 on Worksheet No 43.

Griffiths, D. M., 1983, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV339594.

Impenetrable wood.

Pye, A., 1992, Environmental statement on the proposed extension of the Heathfield landfill site, Kingsteignton. Appendix 4: archaeological assessment, 13 (Report - Assessment). SDV312426.

Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 15 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 5, site 19.

Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 3 & 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

19th century 'Barrow' field names suggest that earthworks may have been visible in former times. Other details: Site 15.

Next Perspectives, 2015-2017, Aerial Photography for Great Britain, Next Perspectives APGB Imagery SX8675 08-JUN-2015 & 08-AUG-2018 (Aerial Photograph). SDV361515.

The plot has been removed by clay extraction.

Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2018-2019, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (AI&M) (Interpretation). SDV361305.

No earthwork evidence of a barrow was noted on any of the aerial photographs available to the survey. The field, listed as Plot 300, Great Leeds Barrow on the Tithe Apportionment for Kingsteignton, has been completely removed by Preston Manor Clay Works (MDV52180), and any barrow located in this field would have been destroyed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV312426Report - Assessment: Pye, A.. 1992. Environmental statement on the proposed extension of the Heathfield landfill site, Kingsteignton. Appendix 4: archaeological assessment. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 92.14. A4 Stapled + Digital. 13.
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.
SDV337798Worksheet: Mitchell, M.. 1979. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology: Ball clay survey of South Devon. Worksheet.
SDV339561Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP). Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3 & 8.
SDV339592Cartographic: Unknown. 1840. Kingsteignton. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV339594Site Visit: Griffiths, D. M.. 1983.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81037 ]
SDV361305Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2018-2019. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (AI&M). Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV361515Aerial Photograph: Next Perspectives. 2015-2017. Aerial Photography for Great Britain. Digital. Next Perspectives APGB Imagery SX8675 08-JUN-2015 & 08-AUG-2018.

Associated Monuments

MDV46209Related to: John Acres Lane, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV13789Related to: Little Leeds Barrow Fieldname (Monument)
MDV52180Related to: Preston Manor Clay Works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit
  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site
  • EDV7515 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey (Ref: ACD1748)

Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2020 1:41PM