Helliar Holm, Shapinsay

Tombs of the Isles - Helliar Holm, Shapinsay
Type:Orkney-Cromarty.
Round cairn.
Stalled chamber.
Location:Map
Notes:Sitting on the summit of an islet south of Shapinsay, the cairn is slightly oval in plan, measuring 19.2 by 17.5m. A modern marker cairn has been built to the north-east of its centre.

The chamber is defined by the tops of three pairs of transverse slabs and one stone of a fourth pair.
Links:Links
Helliar Holm. (Davidson & Henshall 1989)