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Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of Camster chambered 
cairns, taken from the NW.
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Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the chambered 
cairns, taken from the NW.
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Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the chambered 
cairns, taken from the NW.
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Plans of chambers in Camster Long.
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SW forecourt with the blocking in situ as found after Corcoran's 1971-1973 excavation.
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Camster, Long - Excavation of the SW forecourt, 'chamber X', horns C and D, and the NW wall 
18 plates of the SW forecourt, horns C and D, and the NW revetment between 8 - 20m N:
Plates 1-2: SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 3: 2 negatives of the SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 4: 3 negatives of the putative N wall of the passage to 'chamber X'.
Plate 5: 2 negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 6: 2 detailed negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 7: 2 negatives of horn D and the extra revetment on the NW wall.
Plate 8-9: 4 negatives of the extra revetment to the W of horn D.
Plate 10: 2 detailed negatives of the slipped NW wall between 10 - 11m N.
Plate 11-12: 4 negatives of the NW extra revetment between 7 - 12m N.
Plate 13-14: NW extra revetment between 8 - 12m N.
Plate 15-16: 5 negatives of the collapsed NW revetment wall and thw cairn between 15 - 20m N.
Plate 17: 2 negatives of Camster Round.
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Camster, Long - Excavation of the SW forecourt, 'chamber X', horns C and D, and the NW wall 
18 plates of the SW forecourt, horns C and D, and the NW revetment between 8 - 20m N:
Plates 1-2: SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 3: 2 negatives of the SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 4: 3 negatives of the putative N wall of the passage to 'chamber X'.
Plate 5: 2 negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 6: 2 detailed negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 7: 2 negatives of horn D and the extra revetment on the NW wall.
Plate 8-9: 4 negatives of the extra revetment to the W of horn D.
Plate 10: 2 detailed negatives of the slipped NW wall between 10 - 11m N.
Plate 11-12: 4 negatives of the NW extra revetment between 7 - 12m N.
Plate 13-14: NW extra revetment between 8 - 12m N.
Plate 15-16: 5 negatives of the collapsed NW revetment wall and thw cairn between 15 - 20m N.
Plate 17: 2 negatives of Camster Round.
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Camster, Long - Excavation of the SW forecourt, 'chamber X', horns C and D, and the NW wall 
18 plates of the SW forecourt, horns C and D, and the NW revetment between 8 - 20m N:
Plates 1-2: SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 3: 2 negatives of the SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 4: 3 negatives of the putative N wall of the passage to 'chamber X'.
Plate 5: 2 negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 6: 2 detailed negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 7: 2 negatives of horn D and the extra revetment on the NW wall.
Plate 8-9: 4 negatives of the extra revetment to the W of horn D.
Plate 10: 2 detailed negatives of the slipped NW wall between 10 - 11m N.
Plate 11-12: 4 negatives of the NW extra revetment between 7 - 12m N.
Plate 13-14: NW extra revetment between 8 - 12m N.
Plate 15-16: 5 negatives of the collapsed NW revetment wall and thw cairn between 15 - 20m N.
Plate 17: 2 negatives of Camster Round.
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Postholes 2-4 about 18.5m N 20.6m E - excavated but for packing.
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Posthole 6 at 24.4m N 19.9m E, and possible posthole at 25.6m N 19.75m E.
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Basal stones of the SE wall of the cairn.
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Entrance to chamber A, before excavation.
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Oblique aerial view centred on the excavation of the long cairn at Camster with the round cairn adjacent, looking to the ENE.
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Camster, Long - Excavation and restoration in Cuttings I & II
13 prints of the excavation and restoration of the NE forecourt, including detailed shots of horns A and B, and part of the section through the blocking.
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The round cairn revetment of chamber A.
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NW extra revetment, collapsed wall and cairn after the removal of upper layers of material (between 13-15m N).
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Camster, Long - Excavation of the SW forecourt, 'chamber X', horns C and D, and the NW wall 
18 plates of the SW forecourt, horns C and D, and the NW revetment between 8 - 20m N:
Plates 1-2: SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 3: 2 negatives of the SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 4: 3 negatives of the putative N wall of the passage to 'chamber X'.
Plate 5: 2 negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 6: 2 detailed negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 7: 2 negatives of horn D and the extra revetment on the NW wall.
Plate 8-9: 4 negatives of the extra revetment to the W of horn D.
Plate 10: 2 detailed negatives of the slipped NW wall between 10 - 11m N.
Plate 11-12: 4 negatives of the NW extra revetment between 7 - 12m N.
Plate 13-14: NW extra revetment between 8 - 12m N.
Plate 15-16: 5 negatives of the collapsed NW revetment wall and thw cairn between 15 - 20m N.
Plate 17: 2 negatives of Camster Round.
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Camster, Long - Excavation of the SW forecourt, 'chamber X', horns C and D, and the NW wall 
18 plates of the SW forecourt, horns C and D, and the NW revetment between 8 - 20m N:
Plates 1-2: SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 3: 2 negatives of the SW forecourt with the blocking in place (stage 2).
Plate 4: 3 negatives of the putative N wall of the passage to 'chamber X'.
Plate 5: 2 negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 6: 2 detailed negatives of horn C and the extra revetment on the SE wall.
Plate 7: 2 negatives of horn D and the extra revetment on the NW wall.
Plate 8-9: 4 negatives of the extra revetment to the W of horn D.
Plate 10: 2 detailed negatives of the slipped NW wall between 10 - 11m N.
Plate 11-12: 4 negatives of the NW extra revetment between 7 - 12m N.
Plate 13-14: NW extra revetment between 8 - 12m N.
Plate 15-16: 5 negatives of the collapsed NW revetment wall and thw cairn between 15 - 20m N.
Plate 17: 2 negatives of Camster Round.
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View of posthole 5 at 21.5m N 20.9m E during excavation.
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Possible posthole at 25.3m N 19.5m E.
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S facing section through Camster Long at 29.5m N.
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Publication drawing; ground plan of 'Horned, long Cairn, Camster'. Photographic copy.
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Oblique aerial view of Camster Long chambered cairn and the adjacent sheepfold, taken from the SE.
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