MHG11679 - Swedish Man's Grave; Dalnamain


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Type and Period (2)

  • STANDING STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)
  • MOUND? (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH79NW 16 7278 9858.

(NH 7278 9858) Standing Stone (NR) OS 6" map, (1969)

An undressed stone on a small mound which is supposed to be a grave. Name Book 1873.

A quadrangular standing stone protrudes from a long, low cairn of stones, which may be field-gathered. The stone, which faces NNW-SSE, is 4ft 4ins high, 1ft 11ins across the base and 1ft 1ins thick. The cairn is about 2ft high. The site is locally known as 'The Swedish Man's Grave'. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

The stone is as described. Turf-covered, stone mound measures 11m by 6m by 0.5m high. Visited by OS (W D J) 6 April 1964.

As described by the previous authorities; name 'The Swedish Man's Grave' is not known locally.
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 October 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7277 9858 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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