Saints and Stones: Memsie

A late Neolithic-early Bronze Age burial cairn of bare stones, Memsie is almost 80 feet in diameter and almost 15 feet high.

Once larger than its current dimensions, it is the sole remaining example of a cemetery of three cairns in the area.

About Memsie

Megalithic Portal: Memsie Burial Cairn
Stone Pages: Memsie
Wikipedia: Cairn

Journey to Memsie

The Memsie Cairn is located near the village of Memsie off the B9032, 1/3rd of a mile east of its junction with the A981, in northeast Aberdeenshire Scotland.

Ordnance Survey Map (NJ9766262049)

Visitors Information

Visitors information may be found on the Historic Scotland website. General tourist information may be found on the Aberdeenshire Council website.

Additional Photos of Memsie

Historic Scotland Plaque for Memsie Cairn
Memsie Cairn
Side of Memsie Cairn
Close-Up of Stones

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