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HER Number:MDV5299
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Dean Prior

Summary

S/t. Vis=9/10/1976 irregular mounds of small stones about 12m diam. Cf. Sketch in register parish file. Vis=11/7/1979 (os). The area has been cleared since 1976, and these mounds largely relate to this clearance. All the mounds show evidence of modern dumping and eleven appear to be nothing more. In other cases the dumping seems to be on existing small cairns, whether clearance (prehistoric or more recent) or sepulchral. Vis=not visible (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 698 655
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/81

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Early Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV147434.

S/t. Vis=9/10/1976 irregular mounds of small stones about 12m diam. Cf. Sketch in register parish file. Vis=11/7/1979 (os). The area has been cleared since 1976, and these mounds largely relate to this clearance. All the mounds show evidence of modern dumping and eleven appear to be nothing more. In other cases the dumping seems to be on existing small cairns, whether clearance (prehistoric or more recent) or sepulchral. Vis=not visible (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147435.

Des=worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147436.

Osa=sx66ne76.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147434Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV147435Migrated Record:
SDV147436Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV5298Related to: Cairn or hut circle south of Lamb's Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM