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Belladrum (North)

Clava Cairn

Belladrum (North) (Clava Cairn) by thesweetcheat View across the cairn from the north.
thesweetcheat Image Credit: A. Brookes (22.10.2013)
Posted by thesweetcheat
27th December 2013ce
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Comments (2)

Like that kerb. Seems to have a sort of Avielochan vibe to it. Any sign of a chamber? GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
29th December 2013ce
No, no chamber, very little mound at all in fact, although as you can see the centre is heavily overgrown - my limited "gardening" concentrated on freeing the kerb! Canmore have it as a Clava cairn, but Audrey Henshall omits it from "Chambered Cairns of The Central Highlands (brilliant book, by the way) as a ring cairn.

If you come the sun is bound to shine for your photos. It is very similar to other monuments around Inverness (e.g. Culduthel, Stonyfield/Raigmore) and Avielochan (which I've yet to visit) looks related as well, with the graded, egg-shaped stones of the kerb.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
29th December 2013ce
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