MDE20892 - Possible Bronze Age barrow on Whitefield Down or Kedworthy Down (Monument)


A Bronze Age barrow is recorded at this grid reference but reputed to be at "Whitefield Down".

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7107 3717. High Bray 4. A barrow on Whitefield Down was noted during a site visit in October 1959. It was under grass and partly defaced by a track to the south. Diameter 18 paces, height 2 and a half feet. [1] The grid reference recorded for this record is located on Kedworthy Down rather than Whitefield Down, which is to the southeast. This record therefore requires further investigation. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Article in serial: Grinsell, L.V.. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 28. 121. [Mapped feature: #33603 High Bray 4]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Catherine Dove, 26 May 2018.



Grid reference SS 7107 3717 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Historic Parish HIGH BRAY

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19804
  • Devon SMR: SS73NW/579

Record last edited

Sep 9 2020 3:00PM


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