MHG1915 - Standing Stone, Latheron


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  • STANDING STONE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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(A: ND 2000 3369; B: ND 1992 3374) Standing Stones (NR) (For 'B', see ND13SE 16.) (Name omitted from OS 6" map 1959.)
OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

A massive standing stone 12ft 8ins in height, quadrangular in section, with a circumference at base of over 12ft, and of 14ft at a height of 7ft; its upper end is pointed. The base appears to be bedded in rock which outcrops nearby.
RCAHMS 1911.

A standing stone, as described by the RCAHMS.
Revised at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R L) 6 March 1968.

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, 79, No. 288 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2000 3369 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23SW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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