MHG1218 - Standing Stone, Upper Dounreay


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Standing Stone (NR) OS 6"map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

This large columnar boulder is roughly quadrangular, measures 6ft in length and is about 2ft 4ins wide and thick.
RCAHMS 1911.

According to Mr Begg (G Begg, Upper Dounreay, Reay), this stone was removed in 1940 during the construction of military installations. No trace remains.
Visited by OS (N K B) 13 Novemeber 1964.

(ND 0013 6595) Standing Stone (NR) (site of) OS 6"map, (1969)

No further information. Visited by OS (J B) 7 November 1981.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0013 6596 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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