MHG2190 - Standing Stone - Langstane

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Type and Period (1)

  • STANDING STONE (Undated)

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Standing Stone (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

A large standing stone of blue Caithness flag, 6ft 6ins high, 3ft broad at its base and 2ft 8ins at its apex, and 1ft 4ins thick, facing NNW-SSE.
RCAHMS 1911.

The stranding stone was scheduled in 1939.

As described. Visited by OS (N K B) 27 April 1967.

The standing syone was rescheduled by Historic Environment Scotland in 2016 to better reflect its location. <1> <2>

The GIS spatial data was amended in 2017 to its location as seen on 2009 APs. <3>`


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, 187, No. 575 (Text/Report). SHG2664.


<1> Historic Environment Scotland, 2016, Changes to the schedule of Monuments 01/09/2016 (Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument). SHG27648.


<2> Historic Environment Scotland, 2016, Amended entry in the Schedule of Monuments: SM501: Langstane, standing stone 40m S of (Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument). SHG27656.


<3> Get Mapping, 2009, Getmapping aerial photography 2009 (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical). SHG27382.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 3243 4164 (25m by 25m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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