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


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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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

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. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <2> Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1977-1978. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. MAM 13/120 (May 1977).
  • <3> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. SS64SE/64, T Greeves, site visit, 17 December 1980.
  • <4> Archive: Historic England. 2016. NRHE to HER prototype website test. 1571732.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1571732, Extant 12 July 2016.
  • <11> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK 1980 4086 (April 1947).

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12588
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/64
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 SE168
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1571732



Grid reference Centred SS 6922 4488 (25m by 22m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Record last edited

May 5 2021 5:00PM


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