MHG11839 - Standing stone, Drumdivan
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Type and Period (2)
- STANDING STONE (Undated)
- CUP MARKED STONE? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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>
<1> 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. 148 (Text/Report). SHG2657.
<2> Scott, D, 2010-11, Photographs and information from Douglas Scott (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG25031.
- <1> Text/Report: 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. 148.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): Scott, D. 2010-11. Photographs and information from Douglas Scott. Colour. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7806 8990 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2300:35:1177880253467667::::P35_SELECTED_MONUMENT:1786 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM1786 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14639 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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