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

Creag Mhor Cairn, Auchindrain, neolithic burial cairn
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