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An Sgoran

Commemorative Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name An Sgoran

Classification Commemorative Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 284351

Site Number NJ12NW 23

NGR NJ 10790 26026

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Cromdale, Inverallan And Advie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Badenoch And Strathspey
  • Former County Morayshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ12NW 23 NJ 10790 26026

This drystone cairn, which is situated on an un-named rise 1km W of An Sgoran, measures about 2.2m in diameter and its steeply battered face rises to a mortared conical cap at a height of about 4m. A polished pink granite plaque, which is set into the SE side of the cairn 1m above ground-level, is inscribed 'King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra || This cairn was erected by the people of Cromdale || on site of coronation bonfire || lighted by Mrs McGregor || Belmenach || 9th August 1902'.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 2 May 2006.

Architecture Notes

NJ12NW 23 NJ 10790 26026

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