Cairn sentence example
A cairn was built on the top in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's jubilee.
From another point of view it is a monstrous hoard or cairn of rough-hewn antiquarian learning, now often praised, sometimes quoted from, and never read.
North-west of this another Asoka pillar has been discovered, recording his visit to the cairn erected by the Sakyas over the remains of Konagamana, one of the previous Buddhas or teachers, whose follower Gotama the Buddha had claimed to be.
The summit of Slieve Gullion is crowned by a large cairn, which forms the roof of a singular cavern of artificial construction, probably an early burial-place.
Surprisingly, there is no trig pillar, just a simple cairn.Advertisement
On Rousay (627) the cairn of Blotchnie Fiold (811 ft.), the highest point of the island, commands a beautiful survey of the northern isles of the archipelago.
It pursues mainly a north-western direction, at one point being carried over the shoulder of Cairn mon-earn (1245 ft.).
In Ireland, where the long barrow form is all but unknown, the round barrow or chambered cairn prevailed from the earliest Pagan period till the introduction of Christianity.
Pre-eminent among these is the discovery, by Mr William Peppe, on the Birdpur estate, adjoining the boundary between English and Nepalese territory, of the stupa, or cairn, erected by the Sakiya clan over their share of the ashes from the cremation pyre of the Buddha.
Recently, I caught wind of a charity group planning to erect a new memorial cairn on the summit.Advertisement
Their cremated bones were placed in an urn under a large stone in the southern part of the cairn.
Beyond, climb the wide grassy path, ascending through dense bracken, to arrive at the tall cairn on the summit.
The ring of large stones would have held together a cairn of smaller stones covering a cremation burial.
In the center of the ring are the remains of a chambered cairn.
The site is marked by a memorial cairn on the west side of the road.Advertisement
A Neolithic burial cairn can be found south of Strone farm.
Often, there is a low circular burial cairn inside the circle.
You don't have stone like this within ancient burial cairn without good reason!
A small cairn marks the nominal summit of the hill.
The summit cairn is now level with the snow compared to a few weeks ago.Advertisement
Bear right with the track and follow the waymarks up to another Bronze Age curb cairn.
The Bill Stuart memorial cairn stands a few yards further on.
The center cairn is a ring cairn with no passage to the central chamber.
Excavation on the surface of the cairn, however, exposed more of the passage capstones that had been discovered in 2001.
The skull was excavated from cist no.1 and is an example of a Bronze Age short cist within a cairn.Advertisement
Following this industrial archeology, phase B is a Bronze Age cairn with a central cist.
Conversely Cairn Energy topped the fallers after disappointing news on several of its appraisal wells.
One concentration of fire-cracked flint suggests the possible location of a flint cairn.
On the top of a small hillock near the center of the bay is a small circular cairn 36 feet in diameter.
I then offered a small libation of water at each cairn to the ancestral spirits, pouring the water onto earth by the stones.
The cairn is referred to as the limekiln Cairn as it is situated next to a disused limekiln.
The walk through Parson's Bridge and views from the cairn itself provide ample recompense for the exertions!
The monument consists of a roughly rectangular cairn containing two chambers facing up the hill.
A large stone cairn stands sentinel in Renfrew road, Paisley.
I vividly remember seeing oily black stains on Cairn Gorm's snow.
The walk through Parson 's Bridge and views from the cairn itself provide ample recompense for the exertions !
I vividly remember seeing oily black stains on Cairn Gorm 's snow.
By 1847, a small collection of wooden huts had been built around the summit cairn.
In the 1850's the Cairn's brothers took over the business when Gratacap retired, and they have been the premier manufacturers of leather helmets since then, combining innovation with tradition.
At the North Cairn continue along the very broad ridge south.