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HER Number:MDV62033
Name:Western of two cairns west of field system west of Gibby Coombe, Holne

Summary

Western of two cairns to the west of field system to the west of Gibby Coombe

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 687
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/304
  • Old SAM Ref: 34427

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152614 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 25th May 1999. Western of two cairns at Gibby Coombe.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 172, Map 58, Figure 58.8 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn not shown.

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.

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

Cairn shown on survey.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1019591 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

The cairn at NGR SX67786876 has a clearly defined kerb around its southern edge.

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 152614.
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. 172, Map 58, Figure 58.8.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128222 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019591.

Associated Monuments

MDV5214Related to: Cairn east of River Mardle, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5307Related to: Eastern of two cairns to west of field system near Holy Brook, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2021 11:54AM