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Tiree, Beinn Ghott

Kerb Cairn (Prehistoric), Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Tiree, Beinn Ghott

Classification Kerb Cairn (Prehistoric), Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 307523

Site Number NM04NW 55

NGR NM 0359 4540

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Tiree
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll


Field Visit (2007)

NM 0359 4540 Beinn Ghott Kerbed cairn situated in an improved field some 150m E from Dún an t-Sithein (NM04NW 15). The cairn is in a relatively good state of preservation. It is 4m in diameter and not more than 0.3m high. At least eight kerb stones (0.3–0.5m in size) survive on the northern side of the cairn. A small standing stone, 0.5m high, protrudes through the cairn material at the SE edge of the cairn. This marker stone arrangement has a close parallel with the kerbed cairn on Fuday, off Barra (Branigan and Foster 2002).


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