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Monument Number 442965

Hob Uid: 442965
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Holne
Grid Ref : SX6693070790
Summary : A Bronze Age ring cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery located on a north facing slope of Holne Ridge overlooking the River Dart valley. It survives as a rubble bank with a central void. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 66947079) Cairn Circle (NR) (1)

SX 66937079. This cairn is 21.2 metres in diameter overall and is constructed of small boulders and situated on a moderate north facing slope at 400 metres above OD. It consists of a ring of stones average width 5.3 metres and height 0.6 metres with a central void 10.6 metres in diameter. One large boulder has been drilled and split but there is no
other evidence of disturbance to this ring cairn.

1:10 000 survey revised on PFD. (2)

SX 66917078. A well preserved ring cairn lies on the moderate north facing slope of Holne Ridge 250 metres south of Horns Cross. A turf covered stoney bank encloses a roughly circular area 10.8 metres in diameter. The bank is unbroken and the enclosed area is at the same level as the surrounding ground surface. (3)

Depicted by Butler (1993 Map 60). (4)

SX 6691 7077. Bronze Age ring cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery located on a north facing slope of Holne Ridge overlooking the River Dart valley. It survives as a 4 metre wide rubble bank standing up to 0.9 metres high surrounding an internal area 11.9 metres in diameter. Scheduled.(5)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 14-JUL-77
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 18-APR-1996 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Butler J 1993 Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities Vol 4 - The South East
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Source Number : 5
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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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SE 38
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 38
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-14
End Date : 1977-07-14
Associated Activities : Primary, HOLNE MOOR SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1996-01-01
End Date : 1997-12-31