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HER Number:MDV6792
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

A barrow 700m s of grey wethers which plots somewhere amongst the hut circles. Excavations in 1897/8 exposed a pit containing a little charcoal. Diameter 4.9m, height 0.2m (os citing baring-gould).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 639 825
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/37/15

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=4/7/1976 (grinsell) the barrow could not be located among the hut circles.


FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

A further table of information on the settlement is held in the archive (fletcher).


OS CITING BARING-GOULD, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244167.

A barrow 700m s of grey wethers which plots somewhere amongst the hut circles. Excavations in 1897/8 exposed a pit containing a little charcoal. Diameter 4.9m, height 0.2m (os citing baring-gould).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244168.

Not visible on ap.


RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV244170.

Vis=3/9/1990 (rchme) the barrow was not identified within the hut group; it may however, in its disturbed (excavated) state, now be indistinguishable from one of the huts.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244172.

Gould, s. B. /tda/30(1898)113/5th report of the dartmoor exploration committee.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV244173.

Aph=raf cpe/uk/1995 3365-6 13 april 1947.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244174.

Osa=sx68sw18.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244175.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)145.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244176.

Des=fletcher, m. J. /(3/9/1990)/rchme field investigation.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV10257Migrated Record: FLETCHER.
SDV244167Migrated Record: OS CITING BARING-GOULD.
SDV244168Migrated Record:
SDV244170Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV244172Migrated Record:
SDV244173Aerial Photograph:
SDV244174Migrated Record:
SDV244175Migrated Record:
SDV244176Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV6777Related to: Hut circle settlement 730 metres south-east of Sittaford Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM