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Islay, Upper Cragabus

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Upper Cragabus

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 37624

Site Number NR34SW 16

NGR NR 3225 4476

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR34SW 16 3225 4476.

What may be the remains of a burial-cairn lie on the false crest of a hill 270m N of Upper Cragabus and 450m NW of NR34SW 12. The partly grass-covered mound of stones stands up to 1.2m in height with a diameter of 17m from NW to SE; its N sector has been removed by ploughing. A line of large boulders exposed on the NW perimeter may be part of an original kerb.

RCAHMS 1984.

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