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Aird Uig

Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Aird Uig

Classification Cairn (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 334622

Site Number NB03NW 38

NGR NB 04975 38771

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

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4: NB 0492 3870

Cairn

this cairn measures 3m by 2.5m and appears to have a bank running from it for 10m in a westerly direction. It stands up to 0.5m in height. Small stones can be see to be eroding out from thetop of the monument.

Burgess 1996, 24

NB there is a discrepancy between the grid references given by the Uig Landscape Survey (above) and by the Coastal Erosion Assessment, so the precise location is unclear. MML 23.1.2008

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