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Wester Yardhouses Cairn

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<b>Wester Yardhouses Cairn</b>Posted by MartinImage © Martin
Nearest Town:Biggar (12km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   NT004499 / Sheet: 72
Latitude:55° 43' 55.67" N
Longitude:   3° 35' 10.51" W

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Friday 6/8/04
This cairn sits in the middle of this moor and scrubland with the tail end of the Pentland Hills to the east and Tinto to the southeast. A grassy mound rises from the moor to a height of approximately 1 m, but what makes this cairn particularly interesting is the short cist still in place in the middle of the mound. The cist is aligned NE/SW and is 1 m long by 33 cm wide by 58 cm deep. There are only four stones remaining- the cist is open at the SW end with no capstone either, but a large stone lies just to the east which may have been one of the uprights.
Posted by Martin
18th August 2004ce