MHG2330 - Standing Stone, North Bylbster

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  • STANDING STONE (Undated)

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Standing Stone (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

Standing Stone, North Bilbster: This is a granitic, evidently ice-borne, boulder 8ft 6ins high and about 4ft 8ins thick. It has been pointed towards its top, possibly artificially.
RCAHMS 1911.

This stone is as described above. It is probably an erratic, but it has been set up as is evident from number of packing stones round its base.
Visited by OS (W D J) 25 April 1963.

As described and illustrated. Visited by OS (N K B) 29 April 1982

Standing stone, North Bilbster. Height: 2.5m. Upright stone situated on the edge of a terrace overlooking the floodplain.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995


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, 185, No. 568 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2829 5381 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND25SE
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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