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Glen Etive

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glen Etive

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Invercharnon

Canmore ID 23689

Site Number NN14NW 1

NGR NN 1439 4761

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardchattan And Muckairn (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN14NW 1 1439 4761.

(NN 1439 4761) Cairn (NR)

OS 1:10000 map (1974)

This cairn, one of the best preserved in Lorn, stands in pasture on the west bank of the River Etive about 700 metres south of Invercharnan. Bowl shaped in profile it measures 8.25 metres in diameter by 1.6 metres in height. It has been constructed with a kerb of boulders on which a second retaining course of stones has been carefully set.

RCAHMS 1975, visited 1971

As described.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 scale.

Visited by OS (RD) 13 May 1970


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