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


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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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 Unpublished document: Fletcher, M.J..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.



Grid reference SS 7144 4238 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW

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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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