MDE20243 - Possible Bronze Age barrow at Little Melcombe (Monument)


A barrow was noted in this location by Chanter and Worth in 1905; however, the barrow was not located during a field visit in 1973.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of barrow and two standing stones (see MDE1202), on Little Melcombe, Bray Common. To the south of the southwestern stone is a small barrow, with a diameter of 2.7 metres. [1] No trace of the barrow was noted during a field visit in 1973. The site is in an area of partially reclaimed moorland. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Article in serial: Chanter, J.F. + Worth, R.H.. 1905. The Rude Stone Monuments of Exmoor and its Borders. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 37. I. 396, plan plate 10, Figure 1. [Mapped feature: #33324 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Fletcher, M.J.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 4 March 1973.



Grid reference SS 7196 3885 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS73NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12164
  • Devon SMR: SS73NW/531

Record last edited

Sep 21 2020 5:04PM


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