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Monument Number 1072452

Hob Uid: 1072452
Location :
South Hams
Grid Ref : SX6669070020
Summary : A large turf covered ring cairn located 860 metres north west of Hapstead Ford south of Horns Cross. The flat topped feature is surrounded on 3 sides by a bank and forms an outlying part of a linear group of dispersed cairns on the northern slope of Holne Ridge. Scheduled.
More information : SX 66697002. A large turf covered cairn on the crest of Holne Ridge 1km south of Horns Cross. The slightly disturbed feature measures 26.4m in diameter and stands around 0.8m high. There is no evidence of a cist or kerb nor any signs of unrecorded antiquarian excavations. (1)

Ring cairn on Holne Ridge 860 metres north west of Hapstead Ford and 1180 metres north east of Ryders Hill. The mound is flat topped 22 metres in diameter and 0.9 metres in height surrounded on 3 sides by a 1 metre wide and 0.3 metre high bank. Scheduled.(2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 13-JAN-1997 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 2
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH scheduling amendment, 21-MAR-2001
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Ring Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28767
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SE 220
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, HOLNE MOOR SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1996-01-01
End Date : 1997-12-31