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HER Number:MDV126409
Name:Cist within reave system on Holne Moor

Summary

Cist with possible vestigal kerb noted by Butler in 1993. Survey in 1997 recorded cist oriented west-north-west by east-south-east measuring 1.0 metre by 0.5 metres with some stones of the retaining circle still apparent. Faint traces of the enclosing cairn are still visible as ground remains. However, it is difficult to confirm the interpretation of the three recumbent stones lying in an arc around the cist as the vestiges of a kerb. Faint traces of the enclosing cairn are still visible as ground remains. However, it is difficult to confirm the interpretation of the three recumbent stones lying in an arc around the cist as the vestiges of a kerb.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 717
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 274
  • Pastscape: 1100139

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIST (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 181-2, Map 60, Fig 60.2.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

SX 6700 7100. Aller Brook East Cist. Cist oriented west-north-west by east-south-east measuring 1.0 metre by 0.5 metres with some stones of the retaining circle still apparent. Plan of cist included.

Probert, S. A. J., 1997, Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV173671.

(Visited 06/01/1997) SX 6700 7100. The cist is as described and surveyed by Butler (1993). Faint traces of the enclosing cairn are still visible as ground remains. However, it is difficult to confirm the interpretation of the three recumbent stones lying in an arc around the cist as the vestiges of a kerb.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173671Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1997. Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. [Mapped feature: #119701 ]
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 181-2, Map 60, Fig 60.2.1.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Related to: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV25399Related to: Holne Moor Leat (Monument)
MDV6268Related to: Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2020 2:52PM