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HER Number:MDV28926
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Ashcombe


A mound is depicted and described 'barrow' on the parish boundary.(coldridge).


Grid Reference:SX 917 803
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric barrow north west of Bladders

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SW/52

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Vis=3/8/1982 (os) the barrow could not be found in the area indicated and it is probable that it was destroyed by gravel digging, which occurs widely in the vicinity (os).

COLDRIDGE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV281203.

A mound is depicted and described 'barrow' on the parish boundary.(coldridge).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV281206.

Coldridge, s. T. /map of ashcombe parish(1827).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV281207.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV281208.

Dro 484m/t3/20.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV281209.

Des=griffith, f. M. /(6/9/1999)/as above.

Griffith, F. M., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV677.

Vis=1/9/1999 (griffith) site visited in company with forest enterprise, who have planted this area. There is considerable disturbance from gravel digging, but the probable site of the barrow was located. S + e sides look stable, n and w have been scarped by digging. Surviving extent c.20m diam and maybe 2m high. To be safeguarded during forestry operations (griffith).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV281203Migrated Record: COLDRIDGE.
SDV281206Migrated Record:
SDV281207Migrated Record:
SDV281208Migrated Record:
SDV281209Migrated Record:
SDV677Report - Survey: Griffith, F. M..

Associated Monuments

MDV122272Related to: Barrow at Mamhead Bottom, Mamhead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 25 2018 3:30PM