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HER Number:MDV4437
Name:Rock Outcrop near Kipling Tors, Westward Ho!

Summary

Natural feature incorrectly identified as a barrow.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 424 285
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/90/14

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NATURAL FEATURE (Palaeolithic - 698000 BC to 8001 BC (Between))

Full description

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

Oval barrow 24.6 metres by 15 metres with kist 5.7 metres by 4.4 metres. The eastern end of the barrow is under the roadway outside the field. The kist unlike all the others lies in this barrow in the north-south plane. No.13 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. 108 (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. 108.
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.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 12:38PM