Holne Ridge

Pair of stones forming part of the alignment . View from south (Scale 1m).

Pair of stones forming part of the alignment . View from south (Scale 1m).

Location

England     Devon     Dartmoor     SX 66741 71080     Lat 50.52421575   Long -3.8813688

 

Holne Ridge Plan

Simplified plan of the Holne Ridge stone alignment. (Source: Butler, J., 1993).

Characteristics

Type: Double Length: 28m
No. of stones: 7 Size of stones: Only medium
Orientation: 85° Altitude: 373m
Upper end: Cairn Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : ? Sea View: No
Context:  Cairns
Notes:

Identification

Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.


Photographs

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The south western end of the row. View from the east (Scale 1m).

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Looking south westward along the row (Scale 1m).

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Looking north eastward along the row. The cairn is visible at the top (Scale 1m).

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Cairn in the foreground and row beyond. View from east (Scale 1m).

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: National Park
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Access Information

Car parking is available at SX 67544 71401. From here head south west across the open moorland for about 850m. This row can easily be visited at the same time as the one at Holne Moor.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     PastScape     Historic Environment Record

Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor     Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks

Other References

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 4 – The South-East, Devon Books Exeter, pgs. 194-195.

 

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