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HER Number:MDV171
Name:Bead from Clovelly Dykes

Summary

Annular dark blue glass bead found on the surface in Clovelly Dykes hillfort.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 311 234
Map Sheet:SS32SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClovelly
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLOVELLY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32SW/5/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Fox, A., 1951, Eighteenth Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon, 40 (Article in Serial). SDV15558.

A bead of dark blue translucent glass was found on the surface in Clovelly Dykes hill-fort. It is of annular form 0.3ins in diameter with a perforation of 0.1 inch. The bead is considered to be Iron Age in date.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1979 - 1982, SS32SW1 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV16221.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 543 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV15558Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1951. Eighteenth Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 83. A5 Hardback. 40. [Mapped feature: #82000 ]
SDV16221Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979 - 1982. SS32SW1. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 543.

Associated Monuments

MDV169Related to: Clovelly Dykes (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2993 - BEAD (Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2021 6:25PM