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Ancient burial site to be moved

Henge stones at Armadale burial site
The remains have been removed from the building site

Remains of a burial site on Skye thought to date back to Neolithic times and uncovered during house building work look set to be relocated.

Flint tools and urns along with damaged skeletal remains were found at Armadale on the Sleat peninsula.

The artefacts along with stone slabs used in creating the graves have been removed.

The stonework has been numbered so the site can be moved and recreated at a new location.

Rubha Phoil Permaculture Centre, also in Sleat, has been identified as a possible location.

According to locals, relocating to the centre would keep the remains within ley lines - ancient "spiritual paths".



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