MDE20284 - Bronze Age bowl barrow on Farley Hill (Monument)


A ditchless bowl barrow was noted during field investigation.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7529 4585. A ditchless, heather covered, bowl barrow, 7.0 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high, with a central mutilation 1.0 metres square by 0.4 metres deep. Located during field investigation. Surveyed at 1:2500. [1] Centred at SS 7529 4585 on the gently southwest sloping saddle of Farley Hill is a well preserved barrow. It is 6.2 metres in diameter and 0.8 metres high. A central, sub rectangular, sharp sided excavation pit is visible. It measures 1.3 metres by 0.8 metres and is 0.3 metres deep. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: STONE, J.W.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division field visit, 2 October 1974. [Mapped feature: #46917 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 16 November 1993.



Grid reference SS 7529 4585 (point)
Map sheet SS74NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12231
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/522
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE1232
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NE13
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 35139

Record last edited

Jan 20 2021 9:44AM


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