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HER Number:MDV5200
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Holne


One of a group of three cairns.


Grid Reference:SX 678 695
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/26
  • Old SAM Ref: 28765.02

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) one of five cairns on holne lee situated 2km south west of fore stoke (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=13/9/1973 (grinsell) diameter 24m, height 1m.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146391.

One of a group of three cairns.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146397.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146398.

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

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV146399.

Aph=nmr sf 1457/450.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146400.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146401.

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 a. Diameter 24.0m, 1.0m high. A large flat topped barrow, completely turf covered but presumably like the others.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV146391Migrated Record:
SDV146397Migrated Record:
SDV146398Migrated Record:
SDV146399Aerial Photograph:
SDV146400Migrated Record:
SDV146401Migrated 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: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM