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HER Number:MDV60345
Name:Bowl Barrow north of Venn Cross

Summary

The westernmost of 3 bowl barrows, to the north of Venn Cross, forming part of a round barrow cemetery.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 379 171
Map Sheet:SS31NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Putford
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST PUTFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31NE/58
  • Old SAM Ref: 30343

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1999, Three Bowl Barrows 160 Metres North-west of Venn Cottages Forming Part of a Round Barrow Cemetery (Schedule Document). SDV340089.

The westernmost of three bowl barrows which lie 160 metres north-west of Venn Cottages, situated on a high upland ridge which overlooks the valley of a tributary to the River Torridge. These three barrows form part of a larger cemetery which lies along this ridge. A ciruclar mound 26.7 metres in diameter, up to 0.5 metres high. The surrounding quarry ditch is preserved as a buried feature.


English Heritage, 2009, Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West, 114 (Report - non-specific). SDV342694.

Extensive significant problems, ie under plough, collapse.


Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Ven Cottages no longer shown.


English Heritage, 2010, Heritage at Risk Register 2010: South West, 107 (Report - non-specific). SDV344777.


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

Extensive significant problems, ie under plough, collapse. Declining.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340089Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1999. Three Bowl Barrows 160 Metres North-west of Venn Cottages Forming Part of a Round Barrow Cemetery. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV342694Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West. English Heritage Report. A4 Bound +Digital. 114.
SDV344777Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2010. Heritage at Risk Register 2010: South West. English Heritage Report. Digital. 107.
SDV355280Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2011. Heritage at Risk Register 2011: South West. english Heritage. Digital. 113.

Associated Monuments

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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 30 2014 2:43PM