Toome Portal Tomb


Map Reference: B791015 (1791,4015)

This tomb is situated at the W end of a cairn.The portal stones are about 2m high and between them is a doorstone about 1.3m high. The sides of the chamber are of single stones about 70cm high, each supporting a corbel. There is a gabled backstone less than 1m high. The roofstone is about 1.5m long.



At the E end of the cairn is another structure. It is rectangular with at least four slabs. In the neighbouring field is a stone about 80cm high by 40cm wide and 20cm thick. On one face is an inscribed cross about 25cm by 25cm. It is greatly worn but there appears to be T-bar terminals to the arms of the cross and triangular terminals to the shaft.



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