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West Torr

Passage Grave

<b>West Torr</b>Posted by hashiImage © Hashi
OS Ref (GB):   D213406 / Sheet: 5
Latitude:55° 11' 51.19" N
Longitude:   6° 5' 41.4" W

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This beautiful tomb is situated at the top of a small hill between Torr Head & Fair Head (D21284063) It is a complex site (to me anyway!) but there appears to be a ?court tomb at the centre of what must have been an extensive cirular cairn. The views to Rathlin and the Mull of Kintyre are spectacular, although somewhat spoiled by the adjacent antennae! On the plus side, the proximity to these structures makes locating the monument much easier.

Edited: Research at the Dept of Heritage suggests it is a passage tomb. The cairn kerb is 19.5m N/S by 20.7m E/W. The chamber is 1.8m by 1.15m.
Posted by hashi
25th February 2005ce
Edited 28th March 2005ce


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Posted by hashi
16th April 2006ce
Edited 16th April 2006ce