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HER Number:MDV60412
Name:Barrow on East Kimber Common, Northlew.


Earthworks of a prehistoric bowl barrow located on East Kimber Common, Northlew.


Grid Reference:SX 491 971
Map Sheet:SX49NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorthlew
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49NE/56

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV273247.

Vis=est -/-/1998 (ancient monuments) bowl barrow on east kimber common, 670m w of stoney.

AM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273248.

Circular mound, 26.6m diam, up to 0.8m high. Ditch survives as buried feature, although it is visible to w as a flattened area, 3m wide (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273249.

Des=ancient monuments/(-/-/1998)/as above.

Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, 167267 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A barrow is recorded at this location in the Devon Historic Environment Record. It is not visible on any aerial photographs available to the National Mapping Programme, and has not been digitally plotted.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273247Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV273248Migrated Record: AM.
SDV273249Migrated Record:
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. 167267.

Associated Monuments

MDV1700Related to: Two Barrows on East Kimber Common, Northlew (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2017 4:55PM