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TITLE
Ground plans of chambered cairns
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P521
PLACENAME
Strathnaver
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Farr
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31611
KEYWORDS
cairns
chambered cairns
tombs
plans
zoomable

Ground plans of a group of chambered cairns at Strathnaver.

Chambered cairns were neolithic tombs. They were built with stone and usually had a central chamber with one or more cells leading off it and an entrance passage.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Ground plans of chambered cairns

SUTHERLAND: Farr

cairns; chambered cairns; tombs; plans; zoomable

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (maps)

Ground plans of a group of chambered cairns at Strathnaver. <br /> <br /> Chambered cairns were neolithic tombs. They were built with stone and usually had a central chamber with one or more cells leading off it and an entrance passage.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'