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Sig More

Chambered Cairn

<b>Sig More</b>Posted by greywetherImage © greywether
Nearest Town:Uig (61km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   NF810455 / Sheet: 22
Latitude:57° 23' 16.02" N
Longitude:   7° 18' 36.88" W

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I attempted to reach Sig More cairn from the beach however the cairn was surrounded by a carpet of seaweed which deterred me from investigating further. The profile of the mound is a classic cairn with large kerb stones visible.
Directions: The cairn is located on the N coast of South Uist. Half a mile before the South Uist Benbecula Causeway turn R to Aird Mhor/Ardmore just after passing a roadside shrine. Follow the single track road to park at a dead end at Rhughasinish (NF81394517). Walk back along the track for c. 300 yards to reach a house. Head NW across rough ground for c. 500 yards to reach the coast. The cairn is accessible from the coast depending on the tide level.
Posted by markj99
11th September 2020ce
Edited 23rd January 2021ce

This Hebridean Passage Grave sits on a small tidal islet. In the neolithic the three islands were one landmass and the watery landscape which characterises the Uists today did not come into effect until about 2000 bce.

Traces of the passage and chamber on the islet with several peristaliths visible at tide level.

Access. Parking ok on the approach road. Through one gate then over a tricky barbed wire fence to the shore.

Visited 29 July 2004
greywether Posted by greywether
30th September 2004ce
Edited 30th September 2004ce


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Canmore ID 10161

Sig More Cairn, South Uist.
Posted by markj99
11th September 2020ce