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HER Number:MDV5626
Name:Barrow 358 metres west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford

Summary

Prehistoric bowl barrow forming part of a barrow cemetery between Wrangworthy and Cudjamoor. Barrow survives as a circular mound 29.6 metres diameter and up to 1.1 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 381 175
Map Sheet:SS31NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Putford
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST PUTFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 32531
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31NE/10
  • Old SAM County Ref: 164(4)
  • Old SAM Ref: 32198.02
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS31NE13

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOWL BARROW (LANEBA - 2500 BC to 2001 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Tumulus' marked.


Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 117 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.

Visited 14th September 1965. Bowl barrow of diameter 28 paces and height 0.9 metres.


Department of Environment, 1972, Group of Round Barrows North of Venn Cottages (Schedule Document). SDV340091.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SS31NE13 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV344765.

Large round probable bowl barrow 30 metres diameter by 1 metre high. In good condition lying in pasture on the edge of a plateau. There is no visible sign of a ditch.


National Monuments Record, 1979, SS3817:SF, 1508/17 (Aerial Photograph). SDV2158.

Clearly visible on aerial photograph. This also shows curving banks of three possible strip fields.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey, DCRA ND16 (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.

Site visit 7th May. No change from Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division comments. Good condition.
Site visit 9th November 1979. Barrow diameter 27.8 metres, height 0.78 metres. Heavily ploughed and flattened and spread at edges. Now in pasture, no sign of ditch. Fairly good condition.


Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location, East Putford 5 (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1999, Four Bowl Barrows 110 metres and 360 metres west of Wrangworthy Cross forming part of a Round Barrow Cemetery (Schedule Document). SDV344761.

Monument includes four bowl barrows forming part of a larger cemetery. Three of the barrows form an alignment running north to south with a further barrow to the west. This western barrow survives as a circular mound 29.6 metres in diameter and up to 1.1 metres high. Its surrounding ditch is preserved as a buried feature


National Monuments Record, 2010, 32531 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV344766.


English Heritage, 2011, Heritage at Risk Register 2011: South West, 113 (Report - non-specific). SDV355280.

Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems. Declining.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

'Tumulus' shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV2158Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. SS3817:SF. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1508/17.
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. East Putford 5.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340091Schedule Document: Department of Environment. 1972. Group of Round Barrows North of Venn Cottages. The Schedule of Monuments. Foolscap.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. DCRA ND16.
SDV344761Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1999. Four Bowl Barrows 110 metres and 360 metres west of Wrangworthy Cross forming part of a Round Barrow Cemetery. The Schedule of Monuments. Letter.
SDV344765Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SS31NE13. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV344766National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. 32531. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #95511 ]
SDV355280Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2011. Heritage at Risk Register 2011: South West. english Heritage. Digital. 113.
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 117.

Associated Monuments

MDV140Related to: Barrow 123 metres south-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV14657Related to: Barrow 174 metres south-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV5625Related to: Barrow west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV11633Related to: Bowl Barrow 140 metres north-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV5624Related to: Bowl Barrow 331 metres south-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV5623Related to: Bowl Barrow 440 metres south-west of Wrangworthy Cross, East Putford (Monument)
MDV11632Related to: Bowl Barrow near Wrangworthy Cross, Buckland Brewer (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2014 3:25PM