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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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Craigenkirn, New Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire

Long Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 51839 78157  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the A809 road several miles north out of Glasgow, between Bearsden and Drymen.  Once out of the suburban sprawl, passing Milngavie, you’re heading to the … Continue reading

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Fiscary (1), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73102 62629 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6445 Carn Chaoile SUT 29 (Henshall) Getting Here A mile east of Bettyhill on the A836 road, watch for the large piles of rocks up on the … Continue reading

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Fiscary (2), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73112 62604 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6445 Carn Chaoile Getting Here A mile east of Bettyhill along the A836 road, watch out for the large piles of rocks up on the hill on … Continue reading

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Fiscary (3), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73222 62484 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6446 Pict’s House Getting Here Along the A836 road from Bettyhill to Thurso, a mile east of the village keep your eyes peeled to your left (or … Continue reading

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Long Skelpick, Strath Naver, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn: OS Grid Reference – NC 72245 56745 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6276 Skelpick Burn Skelpick Long Getting Here From the delightful village of Bettyhill, take the A836 road west. A mile out, just as the tiny road bridge … Continue reading

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Broadgate, Strathblane, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 5674 7938 Also Known as: Canmore ID 44453 Archaeology & History A once-impressive large prehistoric long cairn could be found close to the grid-reference given here, whose existence and destruction was recorded, … Continue reading

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Ballachraggan, Callander, Perthshire

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 6805 0650 Also Known as: Canmore ID 73674 Getting Here Along the A84 road between Doune and Callander, take the tiny country lane up to your right to Drumloist (if you’re coming from … Continue reading

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Craigmaddie Muir (2), Baldernock, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NS 58 76 Also Known as: Blochairn 2 Canmore ID 44421 STR 3 (Henshall) Archaeology & History Close to the ruined Craigmaddie Muir cairn could once have seen a companion, of roughly the … Continue reading

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Beinn na Caillich, Broadford, Skye

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NG 6291 2377 Getting Here From Broadford town, head northwest outta town up the A87 for a mile, turning left and stopping by the electricity station just 100 yards along.  Follow the line of … Continue reading

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