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HER Number:MDV4447
Name:Rock Outcrop near Kipling Tors, Westward Ho!

Summary

A feature identified as a barrow was subsequently shown to be a natural rock outcrop.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 424 288
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/90/24

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV4758.

Bowl barrow 25m by 24m by 6m high, with kist (54.8m by 5.3m) which extends beyond edge of the northern aspect of the barrow by 33.3m. No.23 on plan (haswell).


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

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5761.

Des=information from major haswell.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5762.

Des=bayer, o. J. /barrows in the torridge district of north west devon: a study in distribution + location/(1996)abbotsham 24/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. 159 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

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

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. 159.
SDV4758Migrated Record:
SDV4878Migrated Record: Bayer, O. J..
SDV5761Migrated Record:
SDV5762Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 12:42PM