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.
Ancient Scotland: Dunchraigaig 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.
Stone Pages: Dunchraigaig
Megalithic Portal: Dunchraigaig
Wikipedia: Kilmartin Glen
Undiscovered Scotland: KIlmartin Glen
Ordnance Survey Map (NR833968)
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