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Gallow Hill Cairn


Nearest Town:Lerwick (24km ESE)
OS Ref (GB):   HU25415078 / Sheet: 3
Latitude:60° 14' 27.08" N
Longitude:   1° 32' 27.8" W

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Visible from the A971 – south of Gallow Hill Chambered Cairn.

Canmore states:
‘A cairn of bare stones 1.4m high, situated on a prominent summit. It measures 10.5m x 9.5m. It is defined by unusually large stones. Within it are two upright slabs, almost certainly the remains of a chamber’.
Posted by CARL
24th July 2012ce
Edited 25th July 2012ce