Two round barrows on Cheriton Ridge


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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

SN743743 (274267, 144501)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.1854, -3.79926

Nearest Postcode

EX35 6LJ

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A small heather-covered mound interpreted as a barrow or cairn of prehistoric date is visible as an earthwork on the eastern side of Cheriton Ridge overlooking Hoaroak Water. It measures 8m in diameter and a maximum of 1.6m high. The monument diplays slight evidence of robbing and there is a slight spread of material about 2m down the slope.

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