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

Summary

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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7107 3717 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Historic Parish HIGH BRAY
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Sep 9 2020 3:00PM

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