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HER Number:MDV5198
Name:Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe


One of four cairns on Holne Lee 1140 metres north-west of Greatcombe. Cairn measuring 19.5 metres in diameter, height 1 metre.


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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/24
  • Old SAM Ref: 28764.03

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) one of 4 cairns on holne lee situated 1220m sw of fore stoke (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=13/9/1973 (grinsell) mutilated cairn. Diameter 19.5m, height 1m.

DIAM 19.5M, HEIG 1M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152918.

Cairn(diam 19.5m, heig 1m).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152924.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152925.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)142.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV152926.

Aph=nmr sx6869/1.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152927.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152928.

Des=gerrard, s. /(19/5/1999)/as above.

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

Vis=20/4/1950 (os) one of two cairns on holne lee. Cairn a. A large cairn very mutilated.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV152918Migrated Record: DIAM 19.5M, HEIG 1M.
SDV152924Migrated Record:
SDV152925Migrated Record:
SDV152926Aerial Photograph:
SDV152927Migrated Record:
SDV152928Migrated 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

MDV13198Related to: Cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe (Monument)
MDV5199Related to: Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe (Monument)
MDV13209Related to: Small cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 12:37PM