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HER Number:MDV7412
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor


One of two cairns south west of two barrows. Intact. Vis=10/5/1960 (os) cairn b, second of two on saddle. Heather covered. Vis=21/7/1972 (grinsell, l. V. + beach, n. ). Cairn with small hollow towards centre. Diameter 13.5m, height 1.0m. Vis=5/5/1982 (robinson). Doe field monument warden visitvis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=6/3/1986 (robinson). Fmw visit.


Grid Reference:SX 706 790
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/6
  • Old SAM County Ref: 369

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307233.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307234.

Fox, a. /tda/84(1952)240/21st report on ancient monuments.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307235.

Fox, a. /pdas/(1950)/the farway necropolis and the wessex culture in devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307236.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)p.176.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV307237.

Aph=raf rp 541/540/3143(1/7/1950).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307238.

Dcra widecombe survey/(1979)vol v 1038.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV307233Migrated Record:
SDV307234Migrated Record:
SDV307235Migrated Record:
SDV307236Migrated Record:
SDV307237Aerial Photograph:
SDV307238Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV7413Related to: Cairn on Hamel Down 160 metres south-east of Two Barrows (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2015 1:26PM