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HER Number:MDV61450
Name:Cairn south of Horn's Cross, Holne

Summary

Small cairn. The turf and heather covered mound measures 6.6m north-south by 5.6m and stands 0.5m high. There is no obvious cist or kerb.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 668 708
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 222
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/537
  • Old SAM Ref: 28769.04
  • Pastscape: 1072480

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152238 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(18/05/1999) Cairn 245m south-south-west of Horn's Cross forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge. Round cairn. Diameter 6m, height 0.7m. Central pit 1.1m by 0.6m by 0.2m.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 194-5, Map 60, Figure 60.15 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Not mentioned.

Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P., 1997, Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV173671.

(13/01/1997) SX 6683 7084. A small cairn on the gentle north-west facing slope above the right bank of Yonder Dry Lake some 175m south-west of Horn's Cross. The turf and heather covered mound measures 6.6m north-south by 5.6m and stands 0.5m high. There is no obvious cist or kerb.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

Small cairn shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173671Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P.. 1997. Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152238.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 194-5, Map 60, Figure 60.15.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #129169 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12998Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne (Monument)
MDV6473Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne (Monument)
MDV6474Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne (Monument)
MDV61449Related to: Small cairn south of Horn's Cross, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 10 2021 10:11AM