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Recording Your Heritage Online

Date 2008

Event ID 566913

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Recording Your Heritage Online

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/566913

Chambered Cairn, Clettraval 4th-3rd millennia bc Neolithic tomb of a rectangular form associated with the Clyde area, but virtually unique in the Hebrides. Originally wedge-shaped with a compartmented chamber, this 'long cairn' has been much robbed, although most of the large slabs supporting the chamber walls survive. To its west, the site of an Iron Age wheelhouse.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

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