1998 AGM: Bone Caves
A recent archaelogical 'find', they are kidney-shaped mounds of split stones,that are often found near small streams. Their use is not known, althoughthere a few theories.
This spring appeared from the foot of a steep slope.
As the Red Herringsascended deer were warily grazing on the opposite of the valley.
Below us oldsheilings could be seen - temporary houses used during the summer monthswhen cattle were moved up to hill pastures.
Looking outfrom the cave entrance
Insidethe cave, waiting to descend into the inner cave.
Inthe inner cave, filled up to the roof by deposits from glaciers in the lastice age.
Cavecliffs, showing entrances to lower caves which are believed to connect tothose at the top.
All images © Copyright 1998 Woll Newall, except 'Mossy Stones' © Copyright M.Green
This page last updated 15-October-1998 by Woll