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HER Number:MDV20182
Name:Barrow on Broad Down

Summary

Barrow 8 metres diameter by 0.5 metre high.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 175 943
Map Sheet:SY19SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFarway
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFARWAY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY19SE/88

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

GRINSELL 44A, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV119692.

Vis=17/7/1972 (grinsell) heath. Diameter 8m, height 0.6m. In 1868 or 1869 kirwan also excavated a barrow of peat with flint and stone, probably with retaining circle in presence of exeter naturalists club. Dug from south. No interment found. Possibly this barrow (grinsell 44a).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119697.

Hutchinson, p. O. /tda/12(1880)139.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119698.

Osa=sy19se5/plan.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119699.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/41(1983)35-36/no 39+44a.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119700.

Fox, a. /pdas/4(1948-52)1-19/the farway necropolis.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119701.

Simpson, s. J. + noble, s. /archaeological survey and management study of areas on gittisham hill, farway hill and broad down, east devon/(1993)26/(emafu report 93.38).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119702.

Des=manning, p.(exeter archaeology)/(20/8/2002)/letter + map in pf.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=19/11/1975 (os) barrow completely inaccessible in dense gorse. Os survey accepted (os).

MANNING, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV56449.

A survey undertaken by exeter archaeology after ploughing just n of the barrow group in july 2002 found no damage to this group (manning).

Griffith, F. M., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8774.

The 1975 os record asserts that this barrow is scheduled. Although shown on the am7, it is described as 'destroyed' and is not scheduled (fmg).

HUTCHINSON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV96023.

A barrow of flints no 68. Hurriedly excavated by kirwan in 1870; the south side has been dug down and left as it was (hutchinson).

Simpson, S. J. + Noble, S., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV99275.

Vis=4/11/1992 (simpson + noble ) stable. Coarse grass covered (simpson + noble).

Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Ball Hill (Site Visit). SDV351833.

Site visit on 5th April 2002, to ploughed area on Ball Hill adjacent to barrows. No finds were recovered or features identified. None of the barrows appear to have been affected.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 24, Part 1; 139-140, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No 371. (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

SMR describe bowl barrow 8 metres diameter by 0.5 metre high with no ditch. Excavated in 19th century. During field survey nothing located at exact grid reference given. However, bowl barrow located at grid reference SY17580 94375 assumed to be the same one. Mound 7.5 metres diameter by 0.6 metre high has flat top on west side and is disturbed on east side. (Vehicle track on north edge separates this mound from barrow site 372). This is central barrow of a line of three closely spaced barrows which run north- northeast from the southeast field boundary (see also sites 370, 372).

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No 371. (Archive - Survey). SDV358490.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No 371. (Report - Survey). SDV359019.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 354 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

SMR describe barrow 8 metres diameter by 0.5 metre high. In 2002 barrow located at SY 1758 9437 assumed to be same one. Mound 7.5 metres diameter by 0.6 metre high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 24, Part 1; 139-140, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No 371..
SDV119692Report - Survey: GRINSELL 44A.
SDV119697Migrated Record:
SDV119698Migrated Record:
SDV119699Migrated Record:
SDV119700Migrated Record:
SDV119701Migrated Record:
SDV119702Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 354.
SDV351833Site Visit: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Ball Hill. Digital.
SDV358490Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Mixed Archive Material. Site No 371..
SDV359019Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. Site No 371..
SDV56449Migrated Record: MANNING.
SDV8774Migrated Record: Griffith, F. M..
SDV96023Migrated Record: HUTCHINSON.
SDV99275Migrated Record: Simpson, S. J. + Noble, S..

Associated Monuments

MDV78077Part of: Broad Down Round Barrow Cemetery (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 27 2020 1:51PM