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HER Number:MDV75704
Name:Barrow Cemetery on Affaland Moor

Summary

Group of eight barrows on Affaland Moor, located to the west and south-west of Leworthy.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 317 009
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClawton
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old SAM County Ref: 718
  • Old SAM Ref: 30334 - 30338
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS30SW3 - SS30SW8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW CEMETERY (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1971, Eight Round Barrows on Affland Moor (Schedule Document). SDV339647.

Eight round barrows on Affaland Moor.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1998, SS30SW3 - SS30SW8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV342962.


Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology, 1979 - 1981, North Devon Barrow Survey (Archive - Survey). SDV341310.


Allden, A., 1981, A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future (Report - non-specific). SDV339662.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Untitled Source (Schedule Document). SDV342961.

Dispersed group of eight barrows along the ridge. See individual scheduling documents for details of each barrow. Other details: Monument Nos. 30334-30338.


Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground, Devon, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV342959.

Group of eight scheduled round barrows on Affland Moor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339647Schedule Document: Department of Environment. 1971. Eight Round Barrows on Affland Moor. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV339662Report - non-specific: Allden, A.. 1981. A Study of some Devon Barrows and their Diminishing Future. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Publication. 10. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV341310Archive - Survey: Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology. 1979 - 1981. North Devon Barrow Survey. Devon Barrow Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material.
SDV342959Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 08.59. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV342961Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV342962Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1998. SS30SW3 - SS30SW8. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV128Parent of: Barrow 117 metres south-east of Leworthy Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV130Parent of: Barrow 400 metres south-east of Leworthy Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV126Parent of: Bowl Barrow 195 metres north-east of Yeomadon Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV125Parent of: Bowl Barrow 231 metres north-east of Yeomadon Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV129Parent of: Bowl Barrow 313 metres south-west of Leworthy Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV127Parent of: Bowl Barrow 63 metres north-east of Leworthy Cross, Clawton (Monument)
MDV132Parent of: Bowl Barrow on Affaland Moor 840m south west of Leworthy (Monument)
MDV131Parent of: Bowl Barrow on Affaland Moor, 840 metres south-west of Leworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4415 - Devon Barrow Survey
  • EDV4546 - Archaeological Assessment of the Former Holsworthy Showground

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2009 10:48AM