MDE20364 - Possible Bronze Age barrow on Parracombe Common (Monument)

Summary

A very low mound, possibly a barrow, lies to the southeast of a possible henge monument. This may be a circular feature previously identified on aerial photographs.

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Full Description

A very low mound, possible barrow, lying 34 metres from the 'henge' (MDE1064). This may be the circular feature identified on aerial photographs by R Macdonnell's survey; alternatively, it may be an additional subsurface feature. [1-3] Monument record reviewed as part of NRHE to HER pilot project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. SS64SE/64, T Greeves, site visit, 17 December 1980.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1977-1978. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. MAM 13/120 (May 1977).
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK 1980 4086 (April 1947).
  • <4> Archive: Historic England. 2016. NRHE to HER prototype website test. 1571732.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6922 4488 (25m by 22m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12588
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/64
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 SE168
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1571732

Record last edited

Dec 9 2019 5:07PM

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