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HER Number:MDV5308
Name:One of four cairns 560 metres east of Hapstead Ford


One of four cairns 560m east of Hapstead Ford and 1660m east of Ryder's Hill, forming part of a cairn cemetery in the Mardle Valley.


Grid Reference:SX 675 693
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/90
  • Old SAM Ref: 28766

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery in the mardle valley (mpp).

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

Vis=turner describes this site an embanked stone circle; an annular bank of earth and/or stone with an inner edge of orthostats. Much disturbed. Internal diam 6.5m with bank 1.2m wide and 0.4m high (turner).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173603.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV173604.

Vis=26/6/1977 (os) a round cairn, 13m diameter, 0.4m high. Three projecting orthostats may be remains of a circle. Little evidence of disturbance. Recorded (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173608.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV173609.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk 1890/4365/(10/12/1946).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173610.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)64 70/b11.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173611.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/4(1993)172;fig 58.8.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173612.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173613.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173603Migrated Record:
SDV173604Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV173608Migrated Record:
SDV173609Aerial Photograph:
SDV173610Migrated Record:
SDV173611Migrated Record:
SDV173612Migrated Record:
SDV173613Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV5203Related to: One of a group of cairns east of Hapstead Ford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:May 18 2015 4:04PM