MHG13038 - Stone Lamp, Cnoc Nan Stalean

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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A cup-shaped stone lamp found on Croft 386, Cagarve, Elphin (NC 2111) was donated to the NMAS by G MacLeod, Cagarve, 1956-7. Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1959.

MacLeod is deceased, but a close relative, Mr Menzies believes that the lamp was found whilst ploughing on the croft which is at NC 214 109, and now abandoned.
Visited by OS (A A) 9 July 1974.

Listed under Acc. No. AQ 118 in the NMS catalogue. It is described as of steatite, cup-shaped with a broken perforated handleand engraved on the outside with two lines of S scrolls divided by a horizontal line. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 2140 1090 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

Finds (1)

  • LAMP (Undated)

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