NH6152 : The Temple Chambered Cairn (remains of) from NE

taken 11 months ago, near to Tore, Highland, Great Britain

The Temple Chambered Cairn (remains of) from NE
The Temple Chambered Cairn (remains of) from NE
From Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland website

This has been a round cairn with a possibly Orkney-Cromarty type chamber. It is now robbed almost flat, with three slabs ranging from 1'3" to 2'9" in height, protruding in the centre; and two earthfast stones on the SW that may be the remains of a peristalith.

From Survey of Prehistoric Monuments on the Black Isle by Anthony Woodham

The scanty remains of a cairn now covering an approximately circular area of 60 ft. diameter contain a completely ruined central chamber. Three substantial slabs on edge are visible, but no deductions as to the original size or shape of the chamber can be made. Extensive robbing had occurred prior to 1882.

See NH6152 : The site of The Temple - Chambered Cairn (remains of) for a summer view.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cairn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 6180 5259 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:32.5351N 4:18.6307W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 6184 5261
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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