Three Bowl Barrows 520m and 620m East of Lynton Cross


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

North Devon Council



Parliamentary Constituency

North Devon

Grid Reference

SN545545 (254501, 143741)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.1739, -4.08162

Nearest Postcode

EX34 9RQ

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Three bowl barrows situated on a high upland ridge overlooking the Sterridge Valley. The three barrows all survive as circular mounds with their surrounding quarry ditches being preserved as buried features. The northernmost mound measures 18.6 metres in diameter and is 0.4 metres high. It is surrounded by a 2 metre wide quarry ditch and partially underlies a field boundary on its western side. The central mound measures 30.3 metres in diameter and 1.4 metres high and is surrounded by a 3 metre wide quarry ditch. The easternmost mound measures 21.6 metres in diameter and 0.9 metres high. The quarry ditch, which is 2 metres wide, partially underlies a field boundary on the southern side. Scheduled.

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