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Cairns on the Rheast by Druidale

by Bernadette Weyde
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There are three cairns, the top two are very obvious with their quartz stones on top, but there is a third lower cairn which is just a green patch. The top one was excavated and revealed a burial urn which was unfortunately dropped by the labourer hired by Canon Quine to excavate it. About 3 metres west of the top cairn is a standing stone which is lying almost flat.


(source: text by David Radcliffe and photo by Andy Radcliffe http://bit.ly/1fTrkYL)

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