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Corr Eilean

Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Corr Eilean

Classification Cairn (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 38643

Site Number NR67NE 7

NGR NR 6764 7566

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish South Knapdale
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll


Field Visit (16 May 1973)

NR67NE 7 6764 7566.

NR 6764 7568. Situated on the summit of Corr Eilean is a cairn originally measuring about 8.5m in diameter, and standing to a height of 1.2m. Cairn material has been spread over a greater area and used for two field banks running to the cliffs on the NW and SE. A modern marker cairn occupies the centre.

Visited by OS (DWR) 16 May 1973

Field Visit (May 1983)

On the highest point of Corr Eilean there is a cairn measuring about 8.5m in diameter and 1.2m in height. Although the cairn material has been used to construct two field-banks and a modern marker-cairn on its summit, it is still a substantial pile of stones.

Visited May 1983



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