MHG1143 - Standing Stone, Latheron

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Type and Period (1)

  • STANDING STONE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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Standing Stone (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1979)

A large upright stone block which has been badly split from top to bottom. Facing NNW-SSE, it is almost 3ft thick and 4ft 10ins across its widest face. (See also ND23SW 7: standing stone.)
RCAHMS 1911.

A standing stone, as described by the RCAHMS.
Visited by OS (N K B) 13 March 1968.

No change. Visited by OS (J M) 14 October 1982.

HCAU site visit. No change. <1>


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 79, No. 289 (Text/Report). SHG2664.


<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 1992 3373 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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