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TITLE
Chambered cairn nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_222_P217
PLACENAME
Benderloch
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1879
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31028
KEYWORDS
Loch Etive
Sons of Uisnach
chambered cairns
pottery
Chambered cairn nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute

This large chambered cairn stands in trees on the north edge of Moss of Achnacree, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. It was first excavated in 1871. It stands at a maximum height of over 4 metres and is over 24 metres in diameter. Fragments of pottery bowls and one complete bowl were found at the time of excavation.

The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879

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Chambered cairn nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute

ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn

1870s

Loch Etive; Sons of Uisnach; chambered cairns; pottery

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This large chambered cairn stands in trees on the north edge of Moss of Achnacree, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. It was first excavated in 1871. It stands at a maximum height of over 4 metres and is over 24 metres in diameter. Fragments of pottery bowls and one complete bowl were found at the time of excavation.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879