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Caerketton Craigs,cairn

A Scheduled Monument in Colinton/Fairmilehead, City of Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.883 / 55°52'58"N

Longitude: -3.2213 / 3°13'16"W

OS Eastings: 323698

OS Northings: 666215

OS Grid: NT236662

Mapcode National: GBR 50YD.DY

Mapcode Global: WH6SZ.HD8C

Entry Name: Caerketton Craigs,cairn

Scheduled Date: 26 January 1978

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4118

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Edinburgh

County: City of Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Colinton/Fairmilehead

Traditional County: Midlothian


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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