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Shiant Islands, Eilean An Tighe

Cairn (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Shiant Islands, Eilean An Tighe

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 11410

Site Number NG49NW 3

NGR NG 4207 9680

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Lochs
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG49NW 3 4207 9680.

At NG 4207 9680, on top of a rocky knoll, are the turf-covered remains of a cairn 4.7m in diameter and 0.6m high. Though there appears to be traces of a rough kerb on the S side, this cannot be positively identified as a burial cairn; it may be a clearance heap or some kind of marker cairn.

Visited by OS (N K B) 7 July 1969.


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