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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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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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Calderstones, Allerton, Liverpool, Lancashire

Chambered Tomb (damaged):  OS Grid Reference – SJ 405 875 Also Known as: Calder Stones Caldway Stones Dogger Stones Druid’s Cross Rodger Stones Getting Here Access to these stones has, over recent years been pretty dreadful by all accounts.  It’s … Continue reading

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Foel Fawr, Llanfechell, Anglesey

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SH 36048 91995 Also Known as: Cromlech Farm Llanfechell Chambered Tomb Getting Here From Tregele village, take the minor southeast road towards Llanfechell, until you pass the second dirt-track on your right (both tracks … Continue reading

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Glenrickard, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Argyll

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 00499 34665 Also Known as: Canmore ID 40204 Getting Here From Brodick, walk up the Glencloy dirt-track towards the friendly Kilmichael Hotel but turn off on the left shortly before hand, up another … Continue reading

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Croes-llechau, Bronllys, Breconshire

Long Barrow (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SO 169 357 Also Known as: Croesllechau Archaeology & History It appears to have been Theophilus Jones who first mentioned this all-but-lost megalithic tomb, more than 200 years ago.  He told that, “In … Continue reading

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