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?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7776 4620 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH74NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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