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TITLE
Ground plans of chambered cairns
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P522
PLACENAME
Strathnaver
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Farr
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31612
KEYWORDS
cairns
chambered cairns
tombs
plans
zoomable

Ground plan of long cairn at Skelpick, 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 plan of long cairn at Skelpick, 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'