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TRAIGH NA BERIE - CAIRN (Undated)

TRAIGH NA BERIE - CAIRN (Undated)

Summary:

CAIRN (Undated)
Cairn

Location:

NB 1009 3571

Full description:

no. 39
This is a cairn located behind Berie beach near the series of stone alignments (38 - SMR no. 8623). The cairn is c. 2m in visible diameter and irregular in shape. It lies on a raised patch of machair which may indicate a greater size for the cairn in its lower levels. The cairn is constructed of small and medium angular boulders and is the only such concentration of stone in the area. Although it lies in an area of relatively recent cultivation, therefore, it cannot be assumed that it is a simple field clearance feature.
Armit 1992, 58

References:

Ian Armit. 1992. CFA, University of Edinburgh Archaeological Field Survey of the Bhaltos (Valtos) Peninsula, Lewis.
1994. 'Archaeological field survey of the Bhaltos (Valtos) peninsula, Lewis', Proc Soc Antiq Scot. Part No 124. No.39

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: TRAIGH NA BERIE - CAIRN (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Cairn
SMR Record ID: MWE72724
Grid Ref Northing: 935710
Grid Ref Easting: 110090
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 33072