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HER Number:MDV13198
Name:Cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne

Summary

Cairn '8' (Butler) one of many cairns on Holne Lee

Location

Grid Reference:SX 686 699
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66NE72
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/118
  • Old SAM Ref: 28764
  • Pastscape: 441552

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 142 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Cairn with hollow centre sited on hill slope. Diameter 8 metres, height 0.3 metres.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Recorded.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152220 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 19th May 1999. Cairn at SX68686994. One of 4 cairns on Holne Lee situated 1220 metres south-west of Fore Stoke.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 171-2, Map 58, Figure 58.7 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Holne Lee '8' cairn at SX68696993 of 8.7 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

Cairn shown on survey.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441552, SX66NE72 (Website). SDV363416.

Cairn at SX 68686995. A disturbed cairn 9.0 metres in diameter lies on the northern tip of Holne Lee overlooking Venford reservoir. Now standing 0.4 metres high this feature has suffered severe disturbance to its centre.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1019268 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

The monument, which falls into four areas of protection, includes four cairns situated on a gentle east facing slope on Holne Lee overlooking the valley of the River Dart. The northern example is a ring cairn and survives as a 1.8 metres wide by 0.4 metres high rubble bank surrounding an internal area measuring 4.8 metres in diameter.

National Monuments Record, unknown, SX6869, 1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV152907.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV152907Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. unknown. SX6869. National Monuments Record Photograph. 1.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 142.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152220.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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. 171-2, Map 58, Figure 58.7.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #129072 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441552, SX66NE72.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019268.

Associated Monuments

MDV5198Related to: Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne (Monument)
MDV5199Related to: Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne (Monument)
MDV13209Related to: Small cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 3 2021 2:51PM