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Dartmoor Site: Horns Cross N. Cairn

Horns Cross N. Cairn

Horns Cross N. Cairn

Photo taken on 15-07-2016

Database entries

OS Map: SX 66941 71187
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV12975
Megalithic Portal: 27342
Alternate name: Holne Ridge N.5
Short Name: CN HolneRidg 5
Butler map: 60.26.5
Grinsell: HOLNE 2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 13.0 X 1.4
Lidar: SX 66941 71187
Nearby sites: SX 66941 71187


"A turf and bracken covered Bronze Age cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Holne Ridge. The mound measures 14 metres by 14.4 metres in diameter and standing to a height of 1.4 metres. " Butler cairn 5 map 60.15. UPDATE 03/01/2023 This record formerly linked with MDV12975 which has been deleted. Tentavively we are now linking with the record.


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