Scurrival Cave (Uamh an Oir), Eoligarry, Barra, Outer Hebrides

NGR: NF 6956 0798


Canmore: 9707

SCD: 1849

Excavation: A. Young, 1958; K. Branigan, 1998.

Curation: Private collection.

Burials: MNI: 1

Finds: Middle Iron Age and Medieval pottery, flint and quartzite flakes, saddle quern, animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Branigan, K. (1998) Scurrival Cave, Barra. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1998: 98-99.

Branigan, K. (2000) Excavations outside Scurrival Cave (E16), Eoligarry. In Branigan, K. and Foster, P. (eds) From Barra to Berneray – Archaeological Survey and Excavation in the Southern Isles of the Outer Hebrides. Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, pp. 224-230.

Young, A. (1958) Excavations at Dun Cuier, Isle of Barra. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 89: 291.

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