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HER Number:MDV20786
Name:Barrow south-east of Hameldown Cross

Summary

Prehistoric barrow or cairn to the south-east of Hameldown Cross

Location

Grid Reference:SX 705 800
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/104

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Early Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 2200 BC to 401 BC (Between))

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1983, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV346257.

A barrow lying just east of the main Hameldown ridge path. Condition is damaged with pits and slit trenches dug into it. Low bowl barrow with a hint of a ditch on the southern side.


Griffith, F. M., 1983, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV346258.

Site surveyed by Griffith, Bovey and Stevens. Diameter 26-28 metres, height circa 0.5 metres.


Griffith, F. M. + Bovey + Srevens, 1983, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV346259.

Survey undertaken at 1:100.


1983, Untitled Source (Photograph). SDV346260.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

Cairns south-east of Hameldown Crosss were considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004. Other details: Site 76.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV346257Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 1983.
SDV346258Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 1983.
SDV346259Report - Survey: Griffith, F. M. + Bovey + Srevens. 1983. Plan.
SDV346260Photograph: 1983. Slide.

Associated Monuments

MDV58858Related to: Barrow north-west of Broad Barrow on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV20787Related to: Cairn south-east of Hameldown Cross (Monument)
MDV58860Related to: Cairn south-east of Hameldown Cross (Monument)
MDV8741Related to: Hamel Down Cross, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2011 1:55PM