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HER Number:MDV78602
Name:Cairn east of Holwell Tor

Summary

Prehistoric cairn to the east of Holwell Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 757 777
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric cairn to north-north-west of Haytor Quarry close to tramway junction

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 2200 BC to 700 BC (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 21 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Close to the main quarry junction to the west side of Haytor Down is a turf-covered mound 9 metres diameter by 1.2 metres high which has been trenched to expose a neatly coursed interior structure. Other details: Map 1, Site 10.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

Cairn east of Holwell Tor considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004. Other details: Number 10.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 21.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital. [Mapped feature: #48747 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2013 12:43PM