Barrow, Countisbury Common

Record ID:  100252 / MNA108007
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Watersmeet; South West
Civil Parish:  Countisbury; North Devon; Devon
Grid Reference:  SS 7583 4993
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Summary

This barrow is 11m in diameter and 75cms high on the south side and measures 20cms on the north side. It lies 1m west of a large bank with a ditch on the east side, running north east to south west. A second low heath covered bank goes east off this main bank.

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Monument Types

  • BARROW (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Description

This barrow is 11m in diameter and 75cms high on the south side and measures 20cms on the north side. It lies 1m west of a large bank with a ditch on the east side, running north east to south west. A second low heath covered bank goes east off this main bank.
A pety mound higher on the south side may be a bowl barrow but is so deuded as to render identification uncertain. The diameter is 11m and height 0.1-0.6m.

References

  • SZR49041 - Article in serial: LV Grinsell. 1970. The Barrows of North Devon PDAS 28. PDAS 28.

  • SZR49094 - National Trust Report: Caroline Thackray. 1986. NT Archaeological Survey, Lynmouth, Devon.

Designations

None Recorded

Other Statuses and References

  • HER/SMR Reference (External): SS74NE/515
  • National Park
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest

Associated Events

  • ENA504 - Field Survey, Nt Archaeological Survey, Lynmouth, Devon

Associated Finds

None Recorded

Related Records

None Recorded