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Monument Number 442974

Hob Uid: 442974
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Holne
Grid Ref : SX6694071180
Summary : A turf and bracken covered Bronze Age cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge. The mound measures 14 metres by 14.4 metres in diameter and standing to a height of 1.4 metres. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 66937118) Cairn (NR) (1)

SX 66947118 A round cairn, 13.3 metres diameter and 1.0 metres high at the north end of a narrow level ridge at 385 metres above OD. It is constructed of small boulders now turf covered and has a central distrubance but no other particular features.

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

SX 66947118. A turf and bracken covered mound measuring 14.0 metres north to south by 14.4 metres and a maximum of 1.4 metres high. Some of the stoney cairn fabric is visible in the central disturbance described by Authority 2. There is no trace of a cist or kerb. This feature is one of the most northerly of a line of elaborate prehistoric sepulchral monuments that descend Holne Ridge in the direction of Combestone Tor. (3)

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

SX 6692 7118. Location of 2 of 8 Bronze Age cairns forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge and a stone alignment immediately west of Horns Cross. Scheduled. (5)

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Source Number : 1
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 08-DEC-1996 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1993 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES - The South East
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Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH scehduling 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 : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28770
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SE 41
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 443182
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 41
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-14
End Date : 1977-07-14