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East Burrafirth

Chambered Cairn


Visited 12.6.12

Right next to the B907 – to the north of Aith
Near a parking area. Access is via a metal field gate.

This is a lovely little cairn despite being well mangled.
Dug into and full of rabbit holes.

There are many large boulders visible – some two courses high.

There are good views down the valley and well worth a look when in this fairly remote area.

Canmore states:
‘A chambered cairn, 30ft in diameter up to 3ft high. The central chamber is trefoil-shaped and built of massive walling of which no more than 3 courses are visible. Two large displaced slabs lie in the chamber and one in the entrance’ - 1965
Posted by CARL
23rd July 2012ce

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