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Cairnholy Chambered Cairn

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Cairnholy Chambered Cairn
Creetown, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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There are two cairns at Cairnholy, a short distance apart. This is officially Cairnholy 1. What you see here is a curving line of stones acting as a facade to a twin chambered burial cairn behind. At least one of the Cairnholy stones features cup and ring marks (though much worn by erosion). Access is via a signposted minor road off the A75 between Creetown and Gatehouse of Fleet.

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