MEM24387 - Possible Bronze Age barrow on North Twitchen (Monument)

Summary

A low mound, possibly a barrow, lies to the southern border of the field.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low, spread mound, possibly a barrow, 10 metres in diametre and up to 0.4 metres high, with traces of a shallow ditch, clearest on the east and west sides. It lies adjacent to the boundary with improved pasture immediately to the south. [1] Viewing the LIDAR information for this area reveals a very slight irregularly shaped area, with little definite indication of function. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Kirkham, G. and Taylor, S.. 2008. Exmoor Mire Restoration Project: Archaeological Survey on Moorland Areas at Alderman's Barrow Allotment, Blackpitts-Exe Head, North Twitchen, Roosthitchen and Verney's Allotment. p. 13; no. 1. [Mapped feature: #44865 Possible barrow on the south side of North Twitchen., ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Jack Fuller, 30 July 2018.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7237 3732 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 7 2020 10:37PM

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