Island Wedge Tomb

Map Reference: W603907 (1603, 0907)

This is a typical wedge-tomb with double walls and a kerb. There are a number of lintel stones and a lot of cairn material in place. The portal-stones are about 1.5m high and the chamber is about 6m long and 1.3m wide at the front. It is set in a D-shaped cairn 11.5m long by 9.7m wide.

Evidence of three cremated burials was found in the main chamber as well as worked flints. Dating evidence suggest that the tomb belongs to the Early Bonze Age which places it very late in the sequence for megalithic tombs.

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