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HER Number:MDV7049
Name:Barrow in grounds of Hipplefield House, Salcombe


Possible Prehistoric barrow in the grounds of Hipplefield House in Salcombe.


Grid Reference:SX 733 383
Map Sheet:SX73NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSalcombe
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSALCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX73NW/20

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

OSA 4, SX73NW3 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV157361.

Timms, S. C., Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV335626.

'Tumulus' recorded by Ordnance. The site lies in the grounds of Hipplefield House. Alleged to be Danish, and to contain the bodies of soldiers killed in the civil war siege of Fort Charles. (Letter from A. E. Hincklieff). The site is shown as a circular feature on the Malborough Tithe Map although why Salcombe is on the Malborough Tithe Map. It is marked as 'Waste', but part of a property called 'Berry'.

Griffith, F. M., 1981, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV157360.

Lady Gray a DoE Field Monument Warden visited the site in 1981 reported that there was a substantial mound but was unable to decide whether it was a barrow (oral information to F. M. Griffith).

Turton, S. D., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Salcombe Marine Discharge Scheme, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV174932.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157360Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 1981.
SDV157361Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: OSA 4. SX73NW3. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV174932Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Salcombe Marine Discharge Scheme. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.58. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV335626Worksheet: Timms, S. C..

Associated Monuments

MDV36289Related to: Earthwork at Hipplefield House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3825 - Archaeological assessment of SWW Salcombe marine discharge scheme

Date Last Edited:Apr 18 2008 11:30AM