Holm of Papa Chambered Cairn

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Holm of Papa Chambered Cairn: 20 metre long chambered cairn dating from approx 3500 BC, on whose stones one can find ancient carvings. The long, stalled cairn, built of local stone, was once a communal burial place for the bones of an ancient community. It is protected by a modern roof and entered by a trapdoor from above.

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Holm of Papa, Northern Isles, Scotland, Great Britain, UK, Europe
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Holm Of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn

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Reached by private boat hire from Papa Westray

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