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HER Number:MDV5199
Name:Large cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe

Summary

One of four cairns on Holne Lee 1140 metres north-west of Greatcombe. Cairn diameter 20.5 metres, height 0.8 metres. Has a 4 metre wide circular bank surrounding a circular area measuring 12.5 metres in diameter.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/25
  • Old SAM Ref: 28764.02

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) at sx68646991. One of 4 cairns on holne lee situated 1220m sw of fore stoke (mpp).


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=ring cairn. Stone ring 15m diam internally, with bank 2.5m wide and 0.4m high. Much disturbed.5m wide entrance on ne side (turner).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=13/9/1973 (grinsell) truncated cairn. Diameter 20m, height 0.8m.


DIAM 20.0M, HEIG 800MM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152898.

Cairn.(diam 20.0m, heig 800mm).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152905.

Osa=sx66ne1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152906.

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


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV152907.

Aph=nmr sx6869/1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152908.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)67/a32.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152909.

Des=mpp/152221.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152910.

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) cairn b. One of two cairns on holne lee. A large cairn robbed of most of its stones, giving ring cairn effect.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV152898Migrated Record: DIAM 20.0M, HEIG 800MM.
SDV152905Migrated Record:
SDV152906Migrated Record:
SDV152907Aerial Photograph:
SDV152908Migrated Record:
SDV152909Migrated Record:
SDV152910Migrated 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.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV13198Related to: Cairn on Holne Lee north-west of Greatcombe (Monument)
MDV5198Related 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 12:28PM