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Islay, Stremnishmore

Clearance Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Stremnishmore

Classification Clearance Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 37640

Site Number NR34SW 7

NGR NR 312 402

NGR Description NR 311 401 to NR 313 404

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 7 311 401 to 313 404

NR 311401-NR 313404. There are numerous heaps of stones on the coastal strip between Rudha nan Leacan and Carraig Bun Aibhne. One is a saucer like cairn, similar to that described on NR34SW 3. It measures 54ft by 27ft and lies 50 to 70 yard from the shore, 25 yards S of a wire fence.

W Lamont 1959.

An area of ruined walls and large spreads of cleared stones all of 18th/19th century date.

Visited by OS (BS) 3 June 1978.

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