Finlaggan

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Location

Scotland     Islay     Argyll & Isles     NR 39276 68559     Lat 55.83960468     Long -6.16601673

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: ?m
No. of stones: 6? Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 63° Altitude: 67m
Upper end: – Lower end: Mound
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  Standing stone
Notes:  Geophysical survey carried out by Time Team. This suggests the presence of a line of at least five large pits aligned towards the Paps of Jura. Their reconstruction depicts a double row but the geophysics print out suggests a single row. Only one stone remains standing.

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: –
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Canmore     Historic Environment Record     Time Team

Aenigmatis

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 223.

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