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Borve Valley

Cairn(s)

<b>Borve Valley</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/A/B
Nearest Town:Uig (95km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   NF6720401703 / Sheet: 31
Latitude:56° 59' 10.86" N
Longitude:   7° 28' 48.91" W

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Borve Valley 2 Kerbed Cairn

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From Taigh Talamhanta we headed back west via the fallen standing stone and Dun Bharpa to visit the first of two cairns, I could find, near the track/fence south of massive chamber cairn.

The grass covered site is 8m wide and in parts 1m high. Interestingly it appears to have a double kerb on the south side. Infuriatingly someone plonked a fence on the site's south east.

Not the biggest site in the area, but another indicator that this was perhaps used as a path to and from both sides of Barra.

Visited 11/07/2022.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
4th October 2022ce

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Borve Valley 2 (Kerbed Cairn) — Fieldnotes

Slightly wider than it's near neighbour this site sits at 9m wide and is 0.7m in height. There is a kerb on the south east.

Now another nearby cairn could not be found as the jinx of Brannigan and co re-appeared. The mound to the north east could also not be found in a masterclass of not finding the invisible sites. This had already happened a few times and I can guarantee that this wouldn't be the last hunt for the invisible.

Still we headed up Beinn Mhartainn, by which time the weather had cleared.

Visited 11/07/2022.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
4th October 2022ce

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