Crownhill Down, barrow cemetery


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

South Hams District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

South West Devon

Grid Reference

SN572572 (257194, 59858)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.4206, -4.01049

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A linear group of ten round barrows plus three small mounds set on a similar alignment are situated on high ground with impressive vistas in every direction. The barrows lie in close-cropped moorland turf and little surface store is evident. Their average diameter is 9.6m and 0.5m high. The majority are round barrows with flat tops although one ring barrow survives. Most have been superficially disturbed.

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