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Dunan Mor

Chambered Cairn

<b>Dunan Mor</b>Posted by MothImage © Tim Clark
Nearest Town:Ardrossan (22km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   NS028330 / Sheet: 69
Latitude:55° 33' 2.22" N
Longitude:   5° 7' 35.68" W

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<b>Dunan Mor</b>Posted by greywether <b>Dunan Mor</b>Posted by greywether <b>Dunan Mor</b>Posted by greywether <b>Dunan Mor</b>Posted by Moth <b>Dunan Mor</b>Posted by Moth


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This is one of two chambered cairns on a forest walk.

This is the one you come to first - known as Dunan Mor. An easily-missed arrow on a post points the way to the lower Dunan Beag.

Covered in vegetation which is a pity because the round cairn covers an unusual arrangement of three chambers in a Y-shaped layout. The SE chamber is the most visible.

Visited 23 May 2004
greywether Posted by greywether
6th June 2004ce
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I would think this relates to Dunan Mor (or Dunan Beag) as they are near to North Blairmore. You'd think there would be nearer stones to use.
On the farm of Blairmore, near the base of Dunfiun, may be seen the scattered ruins of a chambered cairn. On the stones being carried away some years ago, to build the Lamlash school-house, a series of inner cells was exposed, each covered with a single flat stone.
p22 in 'The Antiquities of Arran' by John McArthur (1861).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
18th August 2007ce

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