Prehistory

There is evidence of people living in the area back to Neolithic times.

Creag Mhor Cairn, Auchindrain, neolithic burial cairn
http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/23399/details/creag+mhor+auchindrain/
RCAHMS have images of this which were on their Flickr site.

  • This cairn lies on a gently sloping terrace below the summit of Creag Mhor, 750m NNE of Auchindrain

Books and References

  • Campbell and Sandeman, M and M (1964) 'Mid Argyll: an archaeological survey', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, vol.95 Page(s): 10, No. 50
  • Cregeen, E R (1957b) 'Auchindrain, Mid Argyll', Discovery Excav Scot; Page(s): 5
  • Henshall, A S (1972a) The chambered tombs of Scotland, , vol.2 Edinburgh Page(s): 323-4, ARG 10 plan Held at RCAHMS E.7.1.HEN
  • RCAHMS (1988a) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Argyll: an inventory of the monuments volume 6: Mid-Argyll and Cowal, prehistoric and early historic monuments, Edinburgh Page(s): 46, No.14 Plan, 46 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.INV/24