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Corvalley Cairn Burial Cairn

Period: Bronze Age

NGR Easting: 228930

NGR Northing: 487470

Description: Early Bronze Age burial cairn. The cairn is prominently located east of the road. The substantial, grass-covered mound has a maximum diameter of about 20m and survives to a height of 1.9m. An orthostatic revetment is apparent in places, but the edge of the cairn has been lost in others.

One large chamber is exposed and measures 1.5 by 1.2m and 1.2m deep. It is of almost megalithic scale and is formed from rough blocks of quartz.

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Site & Monument Type: Burial Cairn, Cisted

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: 0895.00


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