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HER Number:MDV4587
Name:Round Barrow 'C' east of Greena Ball

Summary

One of three round barrows on Greena Ball which may be peat charcoal burning platforms

Location

Grid Reference:SX 569 778
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/24
  • Old SAM County Ref: 556C

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) BARROW (Early Bronze Age to VII - 2200 BC to 700 AD (Between))
  • CHARCOAL BURNING PLATFORM (XI to XIX - 1100 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Rowe, S., 1896, A Perambulation of the Forest of Dartmoor (Monograph). SDV249697.


Baring Gould, S., 1900, A Book of Dartmoor, 272 (Monograph). SDV277387.


Falcon, T. A., 1905, Dartmoor: A Note on Graves, 460 (Article in Serial). SDV257059.


Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor, 127 (Monograph). SDV320981.


Fox, A., 1953, 20th Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon (Article in Serial). SDV223412.

Oval and in peat bog.


Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 147 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Site visited on 5th June 1976. Round barrow, apparently of earth or turves. Diameter 11.0 metres, height 1.3 metres.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Visible on aerial photographs.


Department of National Heritage, 1992, Greena Ball (Correspondence). SDV275020.

Scheduled Monument Consent granted for erosion repair.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1002547 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

One of four barrows east of Greena Ball. Doubt has been cast on then as Prehistoric and they may be old peat stacks.


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 439590 (Website). SDV355682.

Barrow, one of four east of Greena Ball. Cairn 'c' length 16.0 metres, height 1.5 metres, width 11.0 metres.
Site visited on 28th June 1950. Turf covered in good condition.
Site visited on 1st September 1978. The general appearance and situation of these mounds suggest they are peat stacks.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV223412Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1953. 20th Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 85. A5 Hardback.
SDV249697Monograph: Rowe, S.. 1896. A Perambulation of the Forest of Dartmoor. Perambulation of the Forest of Dartmoor. Unknown.
SDV257059Article in Serial: Falcon, T. A.. 1905. Dartmoor: A Note on Graves. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 37. 460.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 147.
SDV275020Correspondence: Department of National Heritage. 1992. Greena Ball. Letter.
SDV277387Monograph: Baring Gould, S.. 1900. A Book of Dartmoor. A Book of Dartmoor. Unknown. 272.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 127.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 439590.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1002547. [Mapped feature: #92632 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4597Related to: Cairn on Greena Ball (Monument)
MDV107503Related to: Peat Charcoal Burning Platforms on Greena Ball (Monument)
MDV4228Related to: Round Barrow 'A' on Greena Ball (Monument)
MDV4229Related to: Round Barrow 'B' on Greena Ball (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6556 - Survey of peat charcoal burning sites around Dartmoor Forest
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2018 4:03PM