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CRULIVIG ISLAND - CAIRN? (Undated)

CRULIVIG ISLAND - CAIRN? (Undated)

Summary:

CAIRN? (Undated)
Stone platform, possible cairn

Location:

NB 1705 3380

Full description:

NB13SE 15 1705 3380.

There is an extensive accumulation of stones forming a level platform with sides sloping down to the shore, and surmounted by 2 erect stones set on edge, and probably several fallen stones possibly forming a rectangle. Overall size of area is approximately 14m by 10m; of platform is 7.5m by 7.0m; and of rectangle is 4.1m by 4.6m.
It is located near the S tip of the island, on the W shore, above rock at high tide level. The island belongs to the village of Crulivig and is accessible on foot only at low spring tides.
G R Curtis and M R Curtis 1991c.

References:

1991. 'Crulivig Island (Uig parish): possible burial cairn or platform with stone setting', Discovery and Excavation, Scotland. 76

Acknowledgement:

Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006.

 

Title: CRULIVIG ISLAND - CAIRN? (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Cairn
SMR Record ID: MWE74121
Grid Ref Northing: 933800
Grid Ref Easting: 117050
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 31362