MHG11835 - Standing Stone, Dornoch Manse

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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

(NH 7960 8950) At the Manse of Dornoch is a triangular slab of micaceous schist, measuring 12" long by 9 1/2" across the base, showing five well-defined cup marks and portions of other three at the broken edge of the stone. Towards the apex of the triangle is a single cup mark, 1 1/8" diameter, with another below it 2 1/4" diameter by 1/2" deep, and near the centre of the triangle a row of three and another row parallel to the last at the base.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

It is recalled locally that this stone stood at front door of the manse, but it was lost some years ago and its present whereabouts is unknown. Visited by OS (A A) 31 March 1971.

Manse is now local Council Buildings, no obvious sign of stone - HAW 11/2002


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 51, No. 147 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7959 8950 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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