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Tavers Cleugh Cairn


<b>Tavers Cleugh Cairn</b>Posted by MartinImage © Martin
Nearest Town:East Linton (12km NNW)
OS Ref (GB):   NT623667 / Sheet: 67
Latitude:55° 53' 30.68" N
Longitude:   2° 36' 10.29" W

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<b>Tavers Cleugh Cairn</b>Posted by Martin


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NT 6238 6671 Friday 23/8/02
A grass-covered ring about 12 metres in diameter is all that remains of this robbed cairn. It’s sited on the eastern slopes of expansive moorland just north of Whiteadder reservoir. Small stones still poke through the turf all round the cairn which still rises to a height of about 1 metre. The centre of this burial mound has long gone, but is now full of tiny purple heather blossoms…
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4th September 2002ce