MHG12284 - Stone cup, Muie


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Type and Period (2)

  • CAIRN? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC60SE 8 6751 0413.

(NC 6751 0413) Stone Cup found A.D. 1864 (NAT)
OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

'In AD 1864 a stone cup with handle was found in the district of Muie a short distance south of the public road and is deposited in the Museum at Dunrobin.'
Name Book 1873.

The find spot of this stone cup is situated in an arable field at the base of the W side of a prominent natural hillock covered with bracken. No further information was obtained.
Visited by OS (W D J) 8 July 1963.

"From a cairn". Acc No: 1864.1.
Information from MS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall.

The cup was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No.1864.1 and ARC 33. It was on display in case 25 shelf D, with a card describing the findspot as 'Muidh'. See attached photo taken by Michael Sharpe. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 6750 0413 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC60SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

Finds (1)

  • CUP (Undated)

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