MHG2158 - Pierced stone, Salt Skerry


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Type and Period (1)

  • STONE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A pierced stone slab at Salt Skerry measures 0.075m in diameter and 0.03m in depth, and has a shallow round hole in the upper surface.
C E Batey 1982.

At ND 3977 6923 above the inner cliff face there is a rectangular slab 1.1 by 0.6m with a shallow depression 0.1m in diameter in its centre. This is probably the stone described above. Its origins are uncertain but it is probably modern.
Visited by OS (J B) 10 May 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3976 6923 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND36NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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