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Monument Number 443182

Hob Uid: 443182
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Holne
Grid Ref : SX6692071180
Summary : A Bronze Age funerary cairn with overall diameter of 11.2 metres lying at the north end of Holne Ridge west of Horns Cross. Part of a cairn cemetery. It consists of a turf covered stone ring average width 4.4 metres and 0.3 metres high with a central void diameter 2.4 metres and has a slightly irregular profile. Scheduled.
More information : SX 66927118 This probable cairn overall diameter 11.2 metres lies at the north end of a small level ridge at 385 metres above OD. It consists of a now turf covered stone ring average width 4.4 metres and 0.3 metres high, with a central void, diameter 2.4 metres. In spite of a slightly irregular profile its form is probably original.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 scale on PFD. (1)

SX 66927119. A ring cairn 150 metres north north west of Horns Cross. This is a genuine feature and is as described by Authority 1. This feature is the most northerly of a line of elaborate prehistoric sepulchral monuments that descend Holne Ridge in the direction of Combestone Tor. (2)

Depicted by Butler (1993 Map 60). (3)

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. (4)

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Source Number : 1
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 : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Butler J 1993 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 4 - The South East
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Source Number : 4
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 : 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 111
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 442974
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 111
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