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HER Number:MDV61452
Name:Cairn north of stone alignment on Holne Ridge


Cairn associated with stone alignment and a second cairn to the east. This cairn stands a short distance north of the alignment and survives as a 3.8 metre diameter mound standing up to 0.4 metres high.


Grid Reference:SX 667 710
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/137/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28770.05

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=29/4/1999 (gerrard, s. ) cairn 270m wnw of horn's cross forming part of a cairn cemetery on holne ridge (mpp).

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV151535.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151536.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151537.

Des=gerrard, s. /(29/4/1999)/as above.

English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

The stone alignment is at NGR SX66707108 and is associated with two cairns.
The eastern of these measures 7.7m in diameter, stands up to 0.9m high and is surrounded by a 2.2m wide ditch from which material was quarried during the construction of the mound.
The second cairn stands a short distance north of the alignment and survives as a 3.8m diameter mound standing up to 0.4m high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151535National Monuments Record Database:
SDV151536Migrated Record:
SDV151537Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12981Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge (Monument)
MDV61453Related to: Stone row 250 metres west-north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 11:27AM