MHG11839 - Standing stone, Drumdivan

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Type and Period (2)

  • STANDING STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)
  • CUP MARKED STONE? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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NH78NE 7 7808 8990.
Standing Stone (NR) OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

In Camore Wood, about 170 yards SE of E end of Loch-an-treel, is a standing stone - a large monolith of sandstone, roughly quadrangular at base, tapering to a point at its upper extremity. It is 8' 9" in height above ground, 2' 5" across W face at base, and 1' 10" across N. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909. <1>

A standing stone, as described by RCAHMS.
Visited by OS (A A) 31 March 1971.

Ploughed right to v edge of 5m exclusion zone - 12/2003
Dornoch Heritage Soc Site 1

Photographs of this stone were submitted to the HER in November 2010. D Scott reports that there are cup marks at the base of the stone, but these are not evident on photographs. <2>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7806 8990 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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