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Warehouse S

Chambered Tomb

<b>Warehouse S</b>Posted by GLADMANImage © Robert Gladstone
Nearest Town:Wick (11km NNE)
OS Ref (GB):   ND305420 / Sheets: 11, 12
Latitude:58° 21' 39.98" N
Longitude:   3° 11' 16.53" W

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I'm normally wary about 'official' trails and walks - best left to the tourists, eh? - but this Loch of Yarrows walk is a gem... as long as you make sure you've got yer boots and waterproofs (this is Scotland, after all).

White posts guide the way - so no need for compass - past numerous chambered cairns etc and I reckon this is arguably the pick of the bunch. All the more infuriating, therefore to find old beer cans within the passage on my visit prompting me to crawl down and retrieve the damn things. What kind of muppet takes the trouble to come to this sort of place and then does this? Beggars belief. Suffice to say they're there no longer and the roof didn't fall in on my head either - it's probably the tightest fit I've encountered - apart from The Lion Sleeps Tonight (sorry, that's pretty bad).

Oh.... The views are pretty good, too. Great mini hillwalk, great cairns - what more could could you ask for? Are we talking a Scottish Carrowkeel here? Not quite, but it's pretty close.

And no, I didn't take a picture of the farmer.
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
6th June 2009ce

Long cairn with substantial cairn, passage and chamber visible. greywether Posted by greywether
3rd December 2003ce

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Warehouse N (Chambered Tomb) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Warehouse N</b>Posted by markj99<b>Warehouse N</b>Posted by markj99<b>Warehouse N</b>Posted by markj99<b>Warehouse N</b>Posted by markj99 Posted by markj99
15th September 2021ce

Warehouse N (Chambered Tomb) — Miscellaneous

Under Canmore's nomenclature (Canmore ID 9081) this site is known as Warehouse W. Posted by markj99
15th September 2021ce

Warehouse E (Chambered Tomb) — Miscellaneous

I think that the Name and Grid Reference of this site are wrong. The pictures on this page correspond to Warehouse N (according to Canmore ID 9048) which is located c. 200 yards N of Warehouse S & W. The correct Grid Reference given by Canmore is ND 30567 42276. Posted by markj99
15th September 2021ce

Warehouse E (Chambered Tomb) — Images

<b>Warehouse E</b>Posted by GLADMAN GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
9th February 2013ce

Warehouse N (Chambered Tomb) — Images

<b>Warehouse N</b>Posted by greywether<b>Warehouse N</b>Posted by greywether greywether Posted by greywether
3rd December 2003ce

Warehouse N (Chambered Tomb) — Fieldnotes

Round cairn 350m W of Warehouse E greywether Posted by greywether
3rd December 2003ce
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