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HER Number:MDV13209
Name:Small cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne

Summary

Cairn '6' (Butler) one of many cairns on Holne Lee

Location

Grid Reference:SX 684 698
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66NE78
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/129
  • Old SAM Ref: 28764.04
  • Pastscape: 441564

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Site visited on 13th September 1973. Cairn at Holne Lee. Slight hollow centre. Diameter 4.5 metres, height 0.3 metres.

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

Not visible on aerial photographs.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152223 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 19th May 1999. 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 '6' cairn at SX68496982 of 4.5 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high is a small smoothly flat topped mound which may be undamaged.

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

Cairn shown on survey.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441564, SX66NE78 (Website). SDV363416.

Cairn at SX 68496984. A small turf-covered stoney cairn 4.5 metres in diameter and a maximum of 0.3 metres high lies on the north-west edge of Holne Lee. A shallow hollow lies centrally in the cairn and there is no trace of a kerb or cist.

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. Small cairn of 5 metres diameter and 0.3 metres high is a stony mound.

Sources / Further Reading

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 152223.
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: #129091 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441564, SX66NE78.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019268.

Associated Monuments

MDV13198Related to: Cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne (Monument)
MDV5199Related to: Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne (Monument)
MDV5198Related to: Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 4 2021 11:08AM