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HER Number:MDV20217
Name:Barrow on Knowstone Outer Moor


Possible site of barrow visible as vegetation mark


Grid Reference:SS 848 210
Map Sheet:SS82SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKnowstone
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKNOWSTONE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric barrows and medieval or post medieval field system and enclosures on Hares Down and Knowstone Outer Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS82SW/52

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

A circular vegetation mark is visible on the Royal Air Force aerial photography.

Weddell, P. J., 1983, North Devon Link Road (Aerial Photograph). SDV339058.

A very circular mark consisting of an outer ring of gorse, and bracken inside, total diameter of about 10 metres. Adjacent to the line of preferred route of North Devon Link Road 2.

Weddell, P. J., 1983, Possible Site of Barrow (Worksheet). SDV339057.

Possible site of a barrow, visible as a vegetation mark on Knowstone Outer Moor.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

A circular vegetation mark is visible on the Millennium Map aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV339057Worksheet: Weddell, P. J.. 1983. Possible Site of Barrow. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV339058Aerial Photograph: Weddell, P. J.. 1983. North Devon Link Road. Slide. Slide.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 24 2007 2:38PM