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Barra, Sligeanach

Chambered Cairn (Neolithic)(Possible)

Site Name Barra, Sligeanach

Classification Chambered Cairn (Neolithic)(Possible)

Canmore ID 9720

Site Number NF60SE 19

NGR NF 6529 0148

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Barra
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF60SE 19 6529 0148.

(NF 6529 0148) Probable chambered cairn buried in sand 30 yards north of the northern standing stone (NF60SE 10) and 80 yards from the road; four stones proturding; c. 60ft diameter.

OS 6"map annotated by A L F Rivet (assistent archaeology officer)

A large oval grass-covered mound of sand. It measures 24.5m NE-SW by 18.0m transversely and has a maximum height, on its west side, of 1.7m. Three large stones protrude on the west side but there are no other indications of it being a cairn.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (W D J) 15 May 1965.


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