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Carn A' Mharc

Chambered Cairn

Also known as:
  • Carn A' Bhare

Nearest Town:Stornoway (12km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   NB4722543846 / Sheet: 8
Latitude:58° 18' 37.35" N
Longitude:   6° 18' 57.78" W

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This site is about 3km north west of Gress Lodge and described on the OS map as 'Carn a' Mharc'. It has been suggested that the site was levelled artificially in ancient times. The cairn itself consists of a mound of stones roughly 28m in diameter, with a kerb of boulders still discernible on the south-west edge. Some large slabs close by may have been part of the chamber and an entrance passage.

Lewis and Harris by Francis Thompson.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
19th December 2016ce