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HER Number:MDV4434
Name:Rock Outcrop near Kipling Tors, Westward Ho!

Summary

Natural feature incorrectly identified as a barrow.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 424 286
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/90/11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NATURAL FEATURE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS32NW13 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV340143.


Haswell, B. W., 1975, Interim Report on Sites Located and Surveyed by Major B.W. Haswell on Tors Top, Westward Ho! (Un-published). SDV340139.

Bowl barrow, diameter 22 metres, (oval?), with kist 5.8 metres long by 3.7 metres wide. Number 10 on plan.


Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.

Natural feature shown to be a rock outcrop.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 114 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Feature identified as a barrow but subsequently shown to be a natural rock outcrop.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319515Undergraduate Dissertation: Bayer, O. J.. 1996. Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location. University of Leicester Dissertation. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 114.
SDV340139Un-published: Haswell, B. W.. 1975. Interim Report on Sites Located and Surveyed by Major B.W. Haswell on Tors Top, Westward Ho!. A4 Stapled.
SDV340143Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS32NW13. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 12:40PM