Google Earth Hacks | File Downloads | Categories | Most Popular | Newest | Top Rated | By State | By Country
Google Earth Hacks Login | Register    
Logging in will reduce the number of ads that you see    
 
(advanced search)

Subscribe in a reader Get updates by e-mail Follow GEH on Twitter Follow Mickey on Twitter

Dig Deeper


Barpa Langass chambered cairn

Info Map Comments (0) Related Files
 
Delicious Del.icio.us StumbleUpon StumbleUpon TwitThis TwitThis

Barpa Langass chambered cairn

Category:
State (US):
Country:
Uploaded By:
Date Posted:November 3rd, 2009
Downloads:196
Popularity Rating:0

Description: Barpa Langass (also known as Langass Barp or Langash Barp), is a chambered cairn on the Isle of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. It measures about 72 feet in diameter by 18 feet in height, and it is attributable to the Neolithic age. The roof is constructed of two massive slabs with a third slab superimposed.

The entrance is at the east side. Although the structure has partially collapsed, it is still possible to enter one chamber. The antiquary Erskine Beveridge believed that a second and perhaps a third chamber exist. In or prior to 1911, Dr Beveridge excavated within and near the cairn, and he found evidence of burnt burials as well as pieces of pottery (some with patterned lines), wood ashes, burnt bones, a flint arrowhead, a scraper, and a piece of pierced talc.

It can be reached via footpath from the A867 about 5 miles southwest of Lochmaddy. Alternatively, one can park at the Langass Lodge Hotel, follow the footpath to the Pobull Fhinn stone circle, and then continue up Ben Langass to Barpa Langass.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barpa_Langass


Comments: You need to register or log-in to be able to leave comments about this file.



This file has not yet been rated.Sorry, but you must be logged in to rate this file so we can tell which files you've already voted on, which will help prevent cheating.
Click here to log-in, or you can click here to register.
(Registration is free)



Download File


 

Google Earth Hacks is not affiliated with Google in any way

"Google" and "Google Earth" are trademarks of Google Inc.

Google Earth Hacks © 2005 - 2014 MickMel, Inc - Privacy Statement

GEH in the News - GEH en Espa˝ol - GEH auf Deutsch - GEH en Franšais