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Avenue from chambered cairn looking N

A 77256 CS

Description Avenue from chambered cairn looking N

Date 1984

Catalogue Number A 77256 CS

Category Photographs and Off-line Digital Images

Copies SC 336066

Scope and Content Stone circle and standing stones at Callanish, Isle of Lewis, Western Isles The stones at Callanish form one of the most impressive prehistoric monuments in Scotland. Built on the E shore of Loch Roag they comprise of a stone circle with four radiating rows of standing stones. There is also a chambered cairn within the circle. This is a view of one of the rows of standing stones. To the N, the double row consists of 9 and 10 stones, forming an avenue. The E and S lines contain 5 stones each and the W line has 4 stones. All the stones are irregularly spaced. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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