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HER Number:MDV5202
Name:Cairn south-east of Ringleshutes Tin Mine


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/28
  • Old SAM Ref: 28765

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) one of 5 cairns on holne lee situated 2km sw of fore stoke (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=13/9/1973 (grinsell) cairn with large hollow centre. Diameter 14m, height 1.1m.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146453.

One of a group of three cairns.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146459.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146460.

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

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV146461.

Aph=nmr sf 1457/450.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146462.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146463.

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 c. Height 1.1m, diameter 14.5m. Turf and heather covered, with large hollow in centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV146453Migrated Record:
SDV146459Migrated Record:
SDV146460Migrated Record:
SDV146461Aerial Photograph:
SDV146462Migrated Record:
SDV146463Migrated 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:May 18 2015 4:00PM