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HER Number:MDV61451
Name:Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne

Summary

Cairn '8' (Butler) to the west of Horn's Cross is one of the cairns forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge

Location

Grid Reference:SX 669 709
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/538
  • Old SAM Ref: 28770.04(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152243 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited in 29th April 1999. Cairn 80 metres west-south-west of Horn's Cross forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge.

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

Holne Ridge N. cairn '8' at SX66917099 of 3.0 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high is a small cairn pitted at the centre and sited close to a leat.

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

Cairn shown on survey.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on aerial photograph.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1019272 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

Cairn of 4 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.8 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152243.
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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #128788 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019272.

Associated Monuments

MDV12998Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne (Monument)
MDV6411Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne (Monument)
MDV6475Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge, Holne (Monument)
MDV6506Related to: Cairn north-east of Horn's Cross, Holne (Monument)
MDV6424Related to: Horn's Cross, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 10 2021 10:02AM