MHG2330 - Standing Stone, North Bylbster


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

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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

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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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