MHG5269 - Upper Tote


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  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NG55NW 5 5186 5898.

(NG 5186 5898) Cairn, Tot nan Druidhean. Some 40 yards E of the road, about 1 mile S of Invertote, on a slight prominence about 400ft OD., is a grass-covered, circular mound of stone and earth some 36ft in diameter and 9ft in height, which is probably a burial cairn. The summit is slightly hollow. Immediately to the E, the ground falls away about 20ft in a steep escarpment. (See also NG56SW 8).
RCAHMS 1928.

Cairn, as described above. The base has been exposed on the west side by quarrying, revealing a construction of boulders, small stone and soil. Visited by OS (A S P) 27 April 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NG 5185 5898 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG55NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SNIZORT

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