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Garn Las

Cairn(s)

Miscellaneous

Two cairns on Garn Las ("The Blue Cairn"), above Nant Tarw. Coflein descriptions:

Cairn I (SN82872499)

Located on a gently sloping natural shelf on the side of a ridge. It measures 10m in diameter and 1m high on the downhill (N) side,0.5m high on the uphill side. The mound is composed of mixed grade stones consolidated with turf. The centre is marked by a shallow hollow 2m across and 0.2m deep.

Cairn II (SN82782476)

A cairn (1 of 2) located on the top of a ridge measures 18m in diameter and 0.9m high. It is composed of loose stones turfed over only around the edges. A large slab embedded in the cairn, SW of centre, possibly represents the site of a cist.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
30th January 2011ce
Edited 30th January 2011ce

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