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Cairn, 160m south west of Cladh Maolruibhe standing stone

A Scheduled Monument in Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Latitude: 57.7088 / 57°42'31"N

Longitude: -7.1887 / 7°11'19"W

OS Eastings: 91082

OS Northings: 880617

OS Grid: NF910806

Mapcode National: GBR 88NB.S3G

Mapcode Global: WGW2T.KH0Q

Entry Name: Cairn, 160m SW of Cladh Maolruibhe standing stone

Scheduled Date: 27 April 1992

Last Amended: 7 March 2022

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5361

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Harris

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath

Traditional County: Inverness-shire


The monument consists of the remains of a chambered cairn dating from the Neolithic period.

The cairn is situated on the southwest slope of Beinn a' Chlaidh, overlooking Loch Borve.

The scheduled area is circular with a maximum diameter of 20m, centred on the cairn, as shown in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because it is a prehistoric burial place which has the potential to contribute to our knowledge of the ritual beliefs, social organisation and material culture of the Neolithic groups responsible for the construction of the burial structure.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation


Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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