Saints and Stones: Dunchraigaig

The Early Bronze Age (ca.2200 B.C.) Dunchraigaig Cairn is almost 100 feet in diameter and over 8 feet in height.

Three stone burial cists have been found during excavations. Inside were found the cremated remains of several individuals, pottery, a whetstone, a flint knife, flint chippings, and a stone axe.

About Dunchraigaig

Ancient Scotland: Dunchraigaig Cairn
Stone Pages: Dunchraigaig
Megalithic Portal: Dunchraigaig
Wikipedia: Kilmartin Glen
Undiscovered Scotland: KIlmartin Glen
Wikipedia: Cairn

Journey to Dunchraigaig

The Dunchraigaig Cairn is located off the A816 approximately 1-1/4 miles south of the village of Kilmartin in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

Ordnance Survey Map (NR833968)

Visitors Information

Visitors information may be found at the Historic Scotland website and Kilmartin House Museum website. General tourist information for the mid-Argyll area may be found on the Argyll & The Isles website.

Additional Photos of Dunchraigaig

Road Sign for Dunchraigaig Cairn
Descriptive Sign at Dunchraigaig Cairn
Cist on South Side
Close-Up of Cist on South Side
Internal View of Cist on South Side
Entrance on West Side
Close-Up of Entrance on West Side
Another View of Dunchraigaig Cairn

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