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HER Number:MDV2315
Name:Barrow on Roborough Down

Summary

Roborough down. Two earth barrows, max diam 20m, south of the road leading from freesabeer to yelverton. They were destroyed, before recording could be done, to make roborough aerodrome.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 509 682
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as medieval fields and farms, industrial tin working, sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, and part of the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway on Roborough Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/14

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252346.

Roborough down. Two earth barrows, max diam 20m, south of the road leading from freesabeer to yelverton. They were destroyed, before recording could be done, to make roborough aerodrome. Not visible on raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252347.

Worth, r. H. /tda/81(1949)54-55/68th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252348.

Osa=sx56nw7.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252349.

Osa=sx56nw8.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252350.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)134.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 11:05AM