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Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:Stromness (12km S)
OS Ref (GB):   HY26542169 / Sheet: 6
Latitude:59° 4' 33.74" N
Longitude:   3° 16' 53.86" W

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Visited 6.6.12

Three Barrows can be seen from the road as low grass covered mounds.
All three are approximately 0.5 metre high.

Canmore states:
‘Only the remains of 3 of the 9 barrows shown on the 1903 OS map can still be seen, situated in conspicuous positions on the top and gentle slopes of a low rise’.
Posted by CARL
13th July 2012ce