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HER Number:MDV5201
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Holne


One of a group of three cairns.


Grid Reference:SX 679 696
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/27
  • 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. ) at sx67916959. One of 5 cairns on holne lee situated 2km sw of fore stoke (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=13/9/1973 (grinsell) truncated cairn grassed over. Diameter 21m, height 1.3m.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146377.

One of a group of three cairns.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146383.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146384.

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

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV146385.

Aph=nmr sf 1457/450.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146386.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146387.

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. Diameter 20.5m, height 0.3m. A large flat topped barrow, thought to be a cairn.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV146377Migrated Record:
SDV146383Migrated Record:
SDV146384Migrated Record:
SDV146385Aerial Photograph:
SDV146386Migrated Record:
SDV146387Migrated 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