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Dartmoor Site: Holne Moor Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Holne Moor Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Holne Moor Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 15-07-2016

Database entries

OS Map: SX 66919 70785
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6474
Megalithic Portal: 27342
Alternate name: Holne Ridge N.9
Short Name: RC HolneRidg 9
Butler map: 60.26.9
Grinsell: HOLNE 5
Turner: A12
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 22.0 x 0.8
Lidar: SX 66919 70785
Nearest Bus Stop: Dartmeet Badgers Holt (2.4 km) [Route: 172]
Nearby sites: SX 66919 70785


"One of four cairns 310 metres south of Horn's Cross forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge. Ring cairn measuring 19.9 metres in diameter, height 0.9 metres. Has a 4 metre wide bank standing up to 0.9 metres high surrounding an 11.9 metre diameter internal area. A stone on the inner face of the east side of the cairn has been cut by tear and feather."


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