MDE20788 - Possible Bronze Age barrow on Southern Barrow (Monument)


A round mound noted on aerial photographs was thought to be a possible barrow. It was not visible during field investigation in 1993.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7851 4760. A round mound on Southern Ball noted on aerial photographs may possibl represent a Bronze Age barrow. [1,2] "Round mound on Southern Ball. Possible barrow" is recorded by [2] at SS 7852 4761. There is no field evidence for the mound in the vicinity of the National Grid Reference cited. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980.4040 (April 1947).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7847D. [Mapped feature: #46891 SS7847D]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 2 November 1993.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1001710, Extant 6 December 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18139
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/561
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE11928
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NE26
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1001710



Grid reference Centred SS 7850 4759 (30m by 26m)
Map sheet SS74NE

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Record last edited

Dec 6 2021 5:20PM


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