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White Raise Cairn[720 x 535 JPG]
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|Description ||The exposed central cist, measuring 1.2 x 0.5 x 0.5m., in which a burial was found.|
|I have visted this area and photogrphed this cist, your pic shows the centre very will.
It would be interesting to know more about what was found!|
| According to the Transactions of the CWAAS, a number of human bones were found in this cist in the 1880's when it was excavated by Greenwell and Simpson. The White Raise Cairn is shown to be a "starfish" shape in the Transactions (1886, p334) Taylor who published the survey states that the body contained in the cist must have been "Deposited in a bent or doubled up position."|
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