Bridge of Badnagie,chambered cairn 610m NNW ofSM425
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- Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn
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This monument consists of the remains of a Neolithic/Bronze Age chambered cairn. The remains include traces of the round cairn, which was probably originally about 21m in diameter, and 7 upright stones which indicate the position and plan of internal chambers and an entrance passageway. The entrance was from the SSE, the outer end probably being marked by a small slab 3m within the apparent cairn
edge. The outer chamber was 1.5m long, the centre one about 2.7m by 2.1m; no visible remains survive of the inner chamber. The area to be scheduled measures 45m in diameter, to include the chambered cairn
and an area around in which traces of activities associated with its construction and use will survive, as shown in red on the attached
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