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TITLE
Corriemony Cairn
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P644
PLACENAME
Corriemony
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Urquhart and Glenmoriston
PERIOD
3000BC
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31627
KEYWORDS
chambered cairns
cairns
stones
cup markings
stone circles
standing stones
zoomable images

The chambered cairn at Corriemony is surrounded by two stone circles. The inner circle was made of small stones that are mostly all either gone or covered in grass. The outer circle is 3½ yards from the cairns and has a diameter of 27 yards. One of the stones has cup markings on it and a flat stone on the top of the cairn also has cup markings on it. The cairn itself is between 10-11ft high and has a diameter of 20 yards.

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

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Corriemony Cairn

INVERNESS: Urquhart and Glenmoriston

3000BC

chambered cairns; cairns; stones; cup markings; stone circles; standing stones; zoomable images

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (maps)

The chambered cairn at Corriemony is surrounded by two stone circles. The inner circle was made of small stones that are mostly all either gone or covered in grass. The outer circle is 3½ yards from the cairns and has a diameter of 27 yards. One of the stones has cup markings on it and a flat stone on the top of the cairn also has cup markings on it. The cairn itself is between 10-11ft high and has a diameter of 20 yards.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'