MEM23390 - Flatpool Barrow (Monument)

Summary

Flatpool Barrow is depicted and named on Hawkridge Tithe Map in an area labelled Hawridge Common. It is not shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map or later editions.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Flatpool Burrow is depicted as a mound and named on Hawkridge Tithe Map in an area labelled Hawridge Common, approimately 520 metres west of a similar depiction named Old Burrow. [1] It is not shown on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps or on modern MasterMap data, although Old Barrow is shown and the area is named as Old Barrow Down. [2-4] This barrow may be that extant at MSO11734, although this needs confirmation. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1841. Hawkridge Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <5> Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17050, p14.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 83579 32569 (point) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

May 15 2018 1:34PM

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