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HER Number:MDV62034
Name:Cairn in the Mardle Valley, Holne

Summary

Mardle Valley '5' cairn on the north side of the reave from the Mardle.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 689
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66NE3
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/305
  • Old SAM Ref: 34427
  • Pastscape: 441357

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 152616 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 25th may 1999. Cairn west of Gibby Coombe.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 172-3, Map 58, Figure 58.8 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Mardle Valley '5' cairn at SX67796889 of 5.0 metres diameter by 0.4 metres high is a small well shaped cairn which lies just above the terminus of a reave originating on the Mardle.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1996, Holne Moor Survey (Report - Survey). SDV154079.

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

Cairn shown on survey.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441357, SX66NE3 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 6th January 1997. Cairn 'D' at SX 67806893 is an ovoid feature measuring 4.5 metres north to south by 5.2 metres and stands 1.1 metres high. An amorphous hollow roughly 1.0 metres in diameter is situated in the centre of the mound.

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

Cairn within the scheduled area.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154079Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1996. Holne Moor Survey. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152616.
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. 172-3, Map 58, Figure 58.8.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #129139 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441357, SX66NE3.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019591.

Associated Monuments

MDV24755Related to: Medieval field system north and west of Gibby Combe, Holne (Monument)
MDV62220Related to: REAVE in the Parish of Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 6 2021 1:16PM