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HER Number:MDV4441
Name:Rock Outcrop near Kipling Tors, Westward Ho!

Summary

Previously reported 'oval barrow' subsequently identified as a rock outcrop.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 423 285
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/90/18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV4758.

Oval barrow 22.5m by 9m lying partly under a hedge, with a kist 9.5m by 2.5m. No.17 on plan (haswell).


Bayer, O. J., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV4878.

Natural feature shown to be a rock outcrop (bayer).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5768.

Des=information from major haswell.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5769.

Des=bayer, o. J. /barrows in the torridge district of north west devon: a study in distribution + location/(1996)abbotsham 13/unpub ba dissertation: univ of leicester/in smr.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 161 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Feature identified as barrow. Subsequently shown to be natural rock outcrop.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 161.
SDV4758Migrated Record:
SDV4878Migrated Record: Bayer, O. J..
SDV5768Migrated Record:
SDV5769Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 12:45PM