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HER Number:MDV4449
Name:Animal Bone from field near Kipling Tors, westward Ho!


Animal bones and teeth were recovered from an apparent barrow at Westward Ho!


Grid Reference:SS 423 288
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/90/33

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2200 BC? to 701 BC? (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5765.

Des=meade, h. M. /letter with amendments to parish checklist/(2/12/1988).

Haswell, B. W., 1976, Bone (Worksheet). SDV358644.

In barrow No.24 of the ancient burial ground at Westward Ho! Hajor Haswell found 13 bones and 3 teeth. The teeth are from a domestic ox; two bones are of Bos Primigenius; the rest are of the domestic ox, pig or sheep. One bone is partly petrified. Also found was a piece of wax-like material, which appeared to have been set in a mould, with the marks of the mould on the under surface.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 160 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Animal bone recovered from apparent barrow.

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. 160.
SDV358644Worksheet: Haswell, B. W.. 1976. Bone. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Register. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV5765Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV4448Related to: Rock Outcrop near Kipling Tors, Westward Ho! (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3178 - BONE NON SPECIFIC (Unknown date)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 7 2019 2:31PM