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Talmine (west), Melness, Tongue, Sutherland

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – NC 5764 6248 — NEW FIND Getting Here Along the A836 road between Durness and Tongue, take the minor road north to Melness and Talmine. 400 yards or so past Talmine Stores shop, walk left up … Continue reading

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Tongue House, Tongue, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 5926 5862 Also Known as: Canmore ID 5325 Getting Here I approached this by walking along the B8438 road northwest out of Tongue village, towards the road-crossing over the Kyle of Tongue.  There’s a small … Continue reading

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Carleatheran, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 68789 91880 Also Known as: Caerlatheran Canmore ID 45381 Getting Here The quickest way here is still a long one.  From Gargunnock village, take the road west towards the A811, turning left just before the bend … Continue reading

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Dun Riaskidh, Torrisdale Bay, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 68763 61406 Also Known as: Canmore ID 5775 Dun Richard Getting Here Along the A836 road between Bettyhill and Tongue, keep your eyes peeled for the turning down to Borgie and Skerray.  Go along here … Continue reading

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Borgie, Tongue, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 6737 5940 Also Known as: Canmore ID 5743 Getting Here Very difficult to find under the herbage, but – along the A836 road between Tongue and Bettyhill, turn down at Borgie Bridge towards Skerray.  A few … Continue reading

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Queen’s Cairn, Farr, Strathnaver, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 7247 5687 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6212 Skelpick Getting Here From Bettyhill village, take the road east towards Tongue and Durness.  A half-mile out of the village, at the bottom of the hill, just … Continue reading

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Dalvraid, West Strathan, Melness, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 5652 6300 Also Known as: Canmore ID 5409 Getting Here Along the A838 road between Tongue and Durness, just over the Tongue bridge take the first right to Melness, Skinnet and beyond.  Pass the previously … Continue reading

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Achadh Thaibstil, Bettyhill, Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 7398 5899 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6228 Clachan Burn Getting Here Along the A836 road a mile east of Bettyhill, a track goes south onto the moors just before Loch Salachaidh. Walk along here … Continue reading

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Galley Hill, Streatley, Bedfordshire

Long Barrow :  OS Grid Reference – TL 086 268 Archaeology & History Aligned east-west, a large neolithic long barrow could once be seen to the west of Galley Hill, on where now we find a golf course.  It was … Continue reading

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Garadh Ban Wood, Buchanan, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 45217 91907 Also Known as: Canmore ID 282019 Getting Here On the B837 between Balmaha and Drymen at the hamlet called Milton of Buchanan, at the little road junction where the houses are on … Continue reading

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