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North Sannox


<b>North Sannox</b>Posted by Howburn DiggerImage © Howburn Digger
Nearest Town:Rothesay (19km N)
OS Ref (GB):   NS01424659 / Sheets: 63, 69
Latitude:55° 40' 19.18" N
Longitude:   5° 9' 29.57" W

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North Sannox 2 Chambered Cairn

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Visited 27.7.16

Just to the north of Sannox is a signposted turning for a forestry commission picnic / camping area. Follow this narrow road until you reach the car park at the end. The cairn is right next to the car park - can't miss it.

Strangely enough the info board at the car park makes no mention of the cairn.

The cairn is approximately 3 metres high x 25m across. The mound has many large stones scattered all around and on top of it amid the long, rough grass. One of the stones lying on top looks like a giant arrowhead! On top of the cairn is a 'standing stone' made up of lots of pretty pink quartz pieces.

This is a nice cairn in a nice spot. Dominated by the surrounding mountains of north Arran.
Posted by CARL
7th August 2016ce

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North Sannox 2 (Chambered Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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