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HER Number:MDV9501
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Christow

Summary

Several celts were dug up in a barrow which was cleared for ploughing. A cavity under a heap of stones in which was a quantity of ashes, some burnt earth and four of five celts. Three of the celts, thought by the ploughman to be sherds, were built into the dry wall with the stones, and two were given to the owner, thomas hamlyn of barne, christow. The interment had evidently been covered with a rough-built dome of stones (os citing worth).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 83 85
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

OS CITING WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302733.

Several celts were dug up in a barrow which was cleared for ploughing. A cavity under a heap of stones in which was a quantity of ashes, some burnt earth and four of five celts. Three of the celts, thought by the ploughman to be sherds, were built into the dry wall with the stones, and two were given to the owner, thomas hamlyn of barne, christow. The interment had evidently been covered with a rough-built dome of stones (os citing worth).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV302734.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985). Vis=11/6/1953 (os). No information obtained on siting of barrow.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302735.

Osa=sx88nw18.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302736.

Worth, r. H. /tda/73(1941)57-58/60th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302737.

Des=cannington ms(c1840)/in exeter city library.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302738.

Pearce, s. M. /bronze age metalwork of sw britain/(1983)438(bar 120).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302739.

Shortt, w. T. /collectanes curiosa antiqua dumnonia/(1842).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV302740.

Way, a. /arch journal/26(1869)344/antiquities of bronze found in devonshire.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV302733Migrated Record: OS CITING WORTH.
SDV302734Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV302735Migrated Record:
SDV302736Migrated Record:
SDV302737Migrated Record:
SDV302738Migrated Record:
SDV302739Migrated Record:
SDV302740Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM