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Chambered Cairn

<b>Embo</b>Posted by greywetherImage © greywether
Nearest Town:Dornoch (4km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   NH817926 / Sheet: 21
Latitude:57° 54' 25.89" N
Longitude:   3° 59' 47.72" W

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<b>Embo</b>Posted by baza <b>Embo</b>Posted by baza <b>Embo</b>Posted by baza <b>Embo</b>Posted by greywether


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In the car park of Grannie's Heilan' Hame pub and holiday park in Embo. Strangely, their website does not mention the cairn as an onsite attraction.

Originally cairn covering two circular chambers. Chamber stones still visible.
greywether Posted by greywether
10th December 2003ce
Edited 10th December 2003ce


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Link to the 1960 excavation report for the Embo Chambered Cairn, in PSAS volume 96.
LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
21st February 2017ce
Edited 21st February 2017ce