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Piper's Cave [Loch Stornoway]

Knapdale, Kilberry, Tiretigan, Loch Stornoway, Argyllshire.

NGR:NR 71640 61260
WGS84:55.79053, -5.64420
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:Not recorded
Geology:Mull Dyke-swarm - Olivine-microgabbro
Tags:Cave, Archaeo

Just west of Uamh Mhic Chuari (NR76SW 24, at NR 7163 6128), was a cave, locally called the Piper's Cave, which had the common story of a piper disappearing into it and still being heard, associated with it. It collapsed in the 1930s.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: The Coves is a large precipice facing the sea for about ½ a mile from Rudha Cromagach northwards. Derives this name on account of several caves being hollowed out in the face of it. See also Uamh Mhic Chuari (MCQuarrie's Cave) and Eilean Clach nan Uamhanan (Stone Island of Little Caves).

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