MHG12702 - Cup marked stone, Lochan Hakel

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CUP MARKED STONE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC55SE 2 5619 5271.

(NC 5619 5271) Cup-marked Stone (NR)
OS 6" map (1961)

A large, earth-fast boulder 5ft long as far as is exposed and 3ft 10ins broad, bearing on the upper surface 18 cup marks of various depths of which the most distinct, 3ins in diameter and 1in deep, is towards the N. The whole length of the stone is not visible but the markings do not seem to extend to the covered portion.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; H Morrison 1883 <1> <2>

A cup-marked rock, as described by the RCAHMS.
Visited by OS (JLD) 22 April 1960

No change to the RCAHMS report.
Visited by OS (JM) 11 October 1978

The stone was photographed in 1991 by a member of the Highland regional council. <3> <4>

The stone was photographed by D Glass in October 2009.


<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, 186 No. 542 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


<2> Morrison, H, 1883, Tourist's guide to Sutherland and Caithness, 98-99 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2538.


<3> Highland Regional Council, 1999, Lochan Hakel, cup marked stone (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG8554.


<4> Lochan Hakel, cup marked stone (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG8553.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5618 5271 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC55SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

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