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KERB CAIRN

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A prehistoric monument comprising a low mound or stone cairn ringed by a prominent kerb of stones, which is usually taller than the mound or cairn itself.

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Term Note
BURIAL CAIRN A stony mound containing or concealing deliberately deposited human remains. Use specific term where known.

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