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Achnacree, Achnacreebeag, Argyll

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NM 9227 3636 Also known as: Achnacridhe Canmore ID 23223 Carn Ban Moss of Achnacree Ossian’s Cairn Archaeology & History Not to be confused with the Achnacreebeag chambered tomb a short distance to the … Continue reading

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Dun Chathach, Connel, Argyll

Hillfort: OS Grid Reference – NM 967 340 Also known as: Dun Cathich Getting Here Go up from Oban on the A85, past Connel and towards Taynuilt, keeping your eye out for where the train-line crosses the road. Just before … Continue reading

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Kilninver, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 825 220 Archaeology & History Marked on the earliest 6-inch Ordnance Survey map of this area (1875), this 4ft tall standing stone (now gone) once stood on the east bank of the … Continue reading

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Invercharnan, Glen Etive, Argyll

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 143 477 Getting Here As you enter the top eastern end of Glencoe, take the only tiny road to your left (south) into Glen Etive, past the great Buachaille Etive Mor (she kills four … Continue reading

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Connel, Oban, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS grid reference – NM 917 340 Archaeology & History The Royal Commission for Historic Scotland (1974) recorded this “stone that formerly stood within the area now occupied by Connel Station,” was thought to have been destroyed … Continue reading

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Clach na h-ealea, Clachan, Lismore, Argyll

Legendary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NM 861 435 Also Known as: Clach na h-eala Stone of the Swan Swan Stone Archaeology & History Although the lads at the Scottish Royal Commission (1974) initially described this site as a ‘Standing Stone’, … Continue reading

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Cairnbane, Portnacroish, Argyll

Chambered Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 925 475 Getting Here Sadly this site can no longer be seen, but it was evidently something worth seeing in its day.  Twas found “on the north side of Loch Laich, opposite … Continue reading

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Acharra, Duror, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NM 9866 5455 Also known as: Achara Getting Here Not hard to find really.  From Ballachulish, take the western coastal road south, as if you’re going to Oban.  After about 5 miles you’ll hit … Continue reading

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Achacha, Barcaldine, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NM 944 407 Getting Here Not quite halfway along the A828 road between Oban and Ballachulish, just before the village of Barcaldine, a large expanse of forested land unfurls on the slopes to your … Continue reading

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Taynuilt, Lorn, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 012 311 Archaeology & History Nearly twenty years have passed by since I last saw this rather small standing stone – ‘small’ for Argyll that is!  It’s near the corner of a field … Continue reading

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