The Modern Antiquarian. Stone Circles, Ancient Sites, Neolithic Monuments, Ancient Monuments, Prehistoric Sites, Megalithic MysteriesThe Modern Antiquarian

     

Carn Bàn

Cairn(s)

<b>Carn Bàn</b>Posted by HobImage © J Collingwood Bruce
Nearest Town:Lochgilphead (3km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   NR840907 / Sheet: 55
Latitude:56° 3' 36.73" N
Longitude:   5° 28' 11.48" W

Added by greywether


Discussion Topics0 discussions
Start a topic



Show map   (inline Google Map)

Images (click to view fullsize)

Add an image Add an image
Photographs:<b>Carn Bàn</b>Posted by Hob <b>Carn Bàn</b>Posted by greywether <b>Carn Bàn</b>Posted by greywether Artistic / Interpretive:<b>Carn Bàn</b>Posted by Hob

Fieldnotes

Add fieldnotes Add fieldnotes
A fairly typical cairn and cist site with one interesting difference.

Inside the cist at the west end was a 0.6m long slab decorated with multiple lozenges. Now in the Royal Museum, Edinburgh.

Access from the canal locks opposite the entry to Cairnbaan rock art.

Visited 25 June 2004
greywether Posted by greywether
29th June 2004ce
Edited 29th June 2004ce

Miscellaneous

Add miscellaneous Add miscellaneous
Drive by 25.7.15

Just to add that the cairn is visible from the B841 as you cross the pretty canal. It is a large rough grass covered mound. No time for further investigation on this occasion i'm afraid.
Posted by CARL
25th July 2015ce