MHG11881 - Carved stone ball, Achness Graveyard


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

See also:
NC40SE0001 Graveyard & Chapel
J Aitken : 26/01/03
NC40SE 4 467 027.

(Area NC 467027) A carved stone ball with six projecting discs, found in digging a grave in Achness graveyard (NC 46780278) was donated to the NMAS in 1894 by Andrew Urquhart, Rosehall Public School, Sutherland. (Acc.No. AS 119)
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1894; R Munro 1907.

No further information was obtained about find spot.
Visited by OS (R D L) 25 May 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NC 4670 0270 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC40SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

Finds (1)

  • BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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