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HER Number:MDV12975
Name:Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge


Round cairn, diameter 13.8 metres, height 1.3 metres. Central pit 6 metres by 1.6 metres by 0.3 metres deep. A 6 metre long trench leads from the centre towards the east-north-east. The north and south sides of the mound are pitted. Another cairn lies to the north-west.


Grid Reference:SX 669 711
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/131
  • Old SAM Ref: 28770

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) at sx66937117. Cairn 155m nnw of horn's cross forming part of a cairn cemetery on holne ridge (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=13/9/1973 (grinsell) cairn, diameter 13m, height 1.2m.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV151486.

Vis=just visible on 1946 raf ap and clearly visible on 1985 nmr ap (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151489.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151490.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)141.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV151491.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1890 2373-2374(10/12/1946).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV151492.

Aph=nmr sf2600/457-462(11/4/1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151493.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151494.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquity/4(1993)145;fig 60.15.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151495.

Des=gerrard, s. /(29/4/1999)/as above.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=14/7/1977 (os) a round cairn 13.3m diameter, 1.0m high at end of a ridge. Constructed of small boulders, now turf covered. Central disturbance.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV151486Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV151489Migrated Record:
SDV151490Migrated Record:
SDV151491Aerial Photograph:
SDV151492Aerial Photograph:
SDV151493Migrated Record:
SDV151494Migrated Record:
SDV151495Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV6475Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge (Monument)
MDV12998Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 10:09AM