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Monument Number 443034

Hob Uid: 443034
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Holne
Grid Ref : SX6693071050
Summary : The remains of a small flat-topped Bronze Age cairn measuring 6 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres in height. It forms part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge west of Horns Cross. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 66937105) Cairn (NR). (1)

A cairn, 16 ft diameter and 2 1/2 ft high, opened by Messrs
Baring-Gould, Amery and Burnard in 1905 when a "considerable
quantity" of burnt bones were found in a central pit. No other
finds.

Burnard describes the cairn as No 5 south of Combestone Tor.
Worth confirms the siting. (2-3)

SX 66937104 This small, round, flat topped, cairn 6.0m
diameter and 0.6m high lies on a small, level, north-south ridge
at 380 m above OD. It is constructed of small stones and the
centre has been disturbed.

1:10 000 Survey revised on PFD. (4)

This feature is as described by Authority 4.
Surveyed at 1:2500 (5)

Depicted by Butler (1993 map 60). (6)

SX 6692 7104. A Bronze Age cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge west of Horns Cross. Scheduled. (7)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R Burnard)
Page(s) : 95
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Vol(s) : 37, 1905
Source Number : 3
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" (R H Worth 8.12.48)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 14-JUL-77
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 18-APR-1996 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 6
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 : 7
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 : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 32
External Cross Reference Notes :
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 61
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, HOLNE MOOR
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1905-01-01
End Date : 1905-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 61
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-14
End Date : 1977-07-14