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HER Number:MDV6506
Name:Cairn north-east of Horn's Cross, Holne


Cairn, well preserved, first noted by Worth. Diameter 6.5 metres, height 0.7 metres.


Grid Reference:SX 668 710
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/110

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177727.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177728.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)141.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Barrowvis=27/4/1950 (os). No trace of this antiquity could be found. Vis=12/9/1976 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn, well preserved, first noted by worth. Diameter 6.5m, height 0.7m. Vis=14/7/1977 (os). There is a barrow at sx66747107. See sx67se/137.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV177727Migrated Record:
SDV177728Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV61451Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge (Monument)
MDV6411Related to: Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 1:08PM