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HER Number:MDV4451
Name:Rock Outcrop near Kipling Tors, Westward Ho!

Summary

Natural feature incorrectly identified as a barrow.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 422 288
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/90/27

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NATURAL FEATURE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (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.

Bowl barrow, oval, 64.5 metres by 41.2 metres by 2 metres high with cist lying north north east- south south west, 75.2 metres by 3.6 metres, and extending 16 metres beyond the south south west aspect. Number 26 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. 120 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Feature identified as 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. 120.
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 12:40PM