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Cairnpapple Hill Guidebook

Front cover of Cairnpapple Hill guidebook

Cairnpapple Hill is a classic and well-preserved site that provides a fascinating look into the prehistoric spirituality of the British Isles.

It has served as a place of spiritual importance and reverence for many ancient people, with a timeline stretching back to 3500BC.

The hill’s importance as a site of Neolithic significance was confirmed when a henge was constructed, around 5000 years ago. A number of cairns and burial cists were added in the Bronze Age.

Read this guide to understand the importance of religion and ritual in ancient Scotland.

  • Audiences:

    Members, Visitors
  • Date Published:

    18 October 2018
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Official Souvenir Guide
  • Format(s):

    Paperback
    £2.50
    24 pages, 147mm x 210mm
    Purchase
  • Language:

    English

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