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HER Number:MDV702
Name:Bowl Barrow south-west of Rews Cross

Summary

The southernmost of two Prehistoric bowl barrows to the south-west of Rews Cross

Location

Grid Reference:SS 726 318
Map Sheet:SS73SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH MOLTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1328915
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS73SW/9
  • Old SAM County Ref: 268B
  • Old SAM Ref: 34244
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS73SW1
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS73SW28

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Barrow shown but not labelled as an earthwork on 19th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Barrow shown as a mound but not labelled on early 20th century map.


Fox, A. + Stone, J. F. S., 1951, A Necklace From a Barrow in North Molton Parish, North Devon (Article in Serial). SDV343132.

Ploughed down barrow.


Ministry of Works, 1951, Three Barrows near Rews Cross (Schedule Document). SDV345029.

Barrow b) ploughed down barrow 60 foot (18.29 metres) diameter by 4 foot 6 inches (1.37 metres) high. Other details: Barrow b).


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1952 - 1973, SS73SW1 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV345033.

Barrow B: a ploughed down bowl barrow 24 metres in diameter and up to 1.4 metres high and cut by a hedge on the south-east side. Other details: Plan - Barrow B.


Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Barrows of North Devon, 126 (Article in Serial). SDV7849.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2000, Two Bowl Barrows 150 metres and 220 metres south west of Rews Cross (Schedule Document). SDV345034.

Two bowl barrows 150 metres and 220 metres to the south-west of Rews Cross. The monument falls into two separate areas of protection and includes two bowl barrows situated on a prominent hill called Bamfylde Hill overlooking the valley of the River Mole. The barrows form part of a dispersed group. This southernmost barrow survives as a circular mound 20.6 metres diameter by 1.3 metres high. The surrounding ditch survives as a buried feature approximately 3 metres wide. The barrow is crossed by a field boundary on the south-east side. The field boundaries are excluded from the scheduling, although the ground beneath them is included.


National Monuments Record, 2010, 1328915 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV345035.

A Bronze Age bowl barrow, one of a dispersed group of four on Bampfylde Hill. It comprises a mound up to 24 metres across and up to 1.4 metres high. There are no visible traces on the ground of a surrounding ditch. Other details: Recorded on SS73SW1 and SS73SW28.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

'Tumulus' shown on modern mapping on the north side of the road to the south-west of Rews Cross.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV343132Article in Serial: Fox, A. + Stone, J. F. S.. 1951. A Necklace From a Barrow in North Molton Parish, North Devon. Antiquaries Journal. 31. Unknown.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #99344 ]
SDV345029Schedule Document: Ministry of Works. 1951. Three Barrows near Rews Cross. The Schedule of Monuments. Foolscap.
SDV345033Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1952 - 1973. SS73SW1. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV345034Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2000. Two Bowl Barrows 150 metres and 220 metres south west of Rews Cross. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV345035National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. 1328915. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV7849Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. A5 Paperback. 126.

Associated Monuments

MDV704Related to: Bowl Barrow south-west of Rews Cross (Monument)
MDV701Related to: Two Bowl Barrows south of Rews Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2013 11:33AM