MDE1315 - Disproved barrows southwest of Woodbarrow Gate (Non-antiquity)

Summary

Four Bronze Age barrows were identified at this location but this has subsequently proved to have arisen from an erroneous reference.

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Full Description

SS 7146 4235; SS 7145 4238; SS 7146 4239; SS 71484 240. Four tumuli located by the North Devon Archaeological Society. [1] These tumuli could not be identified at the given map references. Mrs Thorpe agrees that these "tumuli" are non existent. The information given to her proved erroneous. [2,3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Mrs JE Thorpe, Bratton Fleming.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Mrs JE Thorpe.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Fletcher, M.J.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, F1, 1 October 1974.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 35457, Extant 12 January 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7144 4238 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12241
  • Devon SMR: SS74SW/33
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20294
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SW45
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 35457

Record last edited

Jan 12 2022 3:11PM

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