Cairn - burial cairn

You are here: Home  > Cairn - burial cairn
A mound constructed primarily of stone which covers a burial or burials. The term cairn is derived from the Irish work 'carn' meaning a heap or pile of stones. These can date to any period from prehistory onwards. See also Cairn - unclassified, Radial-stone cairn, Cairn circle, Ring-cairn, Clearance cairn, Boundary cairn, Cairnfield and Wayside Cairn.

There are currently no Monuments of this type available on Please check back soon!