MHG2297 - Possible Standing Stone, Airigh Bheag


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Type and Period (1)

  • STANDING STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Standing Stone (NR) OS 6" map, (1959)

A stone 7ft long and 1ft 6ins broad. (Not in RCAHMS inventory.)
Name Book 1871.

Situated at ND 2129 4365 in a peat bog is a rectangular pillar now leaning towards W. it measures 1.5m long, 0.4m broad and 0.3m wide, and it does not have the weathered look of a standing stone. Its purpose cannot be ascertained but it is probably not an antiquity.
Surveyed at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (I S S) 14 April 1972.

Stone (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

There is no obvious reason why this stone can not be a prehistoric monument.
NMRS MS/645, p.3.

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 2129 4364 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND24SW
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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