MHG14267 - Cup marked stone, NE of Cantraybruich
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Type and Period (1)
- CUP MARKED STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
NH74NE 19 7777 4621.
A cupped stone was found in May, 1881, face downwards, in a field, below and a little to NE of Cantrybruiach, to which it has been removed, Mr Hamilton, tennant; the finder. The stone is a slab of local reddish-yellow sandstone 5ft long by 2 1/2 - 3ft broad by 9 - 10ins thick with some 35 cup-marks.
W Jolly 1882.
This cup-marked stone has been built into the garden wall of Cantray bruich at NH 7777 4621. Only one face can be seen, containing at least 18 cup-marks. No knowledge could be gained regarding its original find-spot.
Resurveyed at 1/2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 12 August 1964.
- --- SHG1317 Text/Publication/Article: Jolly, W. 1882. On cup-marked stones in the neighbourhood of Inverness; with an appendix on cup-marked stones in the Western Islands. Proc Soc Antiq Scot Volume 16. 300-401. 383.
- --- SHG2664 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1911. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness. . 18, No. 46.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7776 4620 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||CROY AND DALCROSS|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14154 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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