MDE20197 - Alleged Bronze Age barrow southeast of Anstey Barrow (Monument)


A round barrow was apparently noted during a field visit in 1938 but a subsequent visit was unable to locate it.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 876 285. Barrow southeast of Anstey Barrow (MDE1431). Mutilated on north and east by modern ditch, and upcast from deep pit to north. On slope and in plantation. Diameter: 35 paces, height: 3 feet. [1] SS 876 285. The National Grid Reference given by Grinsell falls in a pasture field; there is no trace of this alleged barrow. There is no plantation in the vicinity and no evidence of a barrow fitting the description given was seen in the area. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Grinsell, L.V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. 117.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 15 December 1995.



Grid reference SS 875 284 (point)
Map sheet SS82NE

Finds (0)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 7359
  • Devon SMR: SS82NE/15
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE1433
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 82 NE6
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 35648

Record last edited

Mar 25 2019 10:45PM


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