MHG1149 - Standing Stone, 50yds SE of Houstry School


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

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

Situated on the moor some 50 yds SE of Houstry School is a tall standing stone. It is a slab 8ft in height, 2ft 5ins in breadth and 1ft 5ins in thickness. It is pointed at the top and faces E-W.
RCAHMS 1911.

As described by RCAHMS. Visited by OS (NKB) 11 March 1968.

No change. Visited by OS (JM) 19 October 1982.

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. 291 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1552 3423 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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