Keys to the Past

Russell's Cairn (Alwinton)

This monument is a large round cairn of prehistoric date high on the summit of the ridge known as Windy Gyle. It has wide views over the surrounding area, and can be seen as a major landmark from all directions. It was used to mark the boundary betwee

Reference number:N425
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton


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