MHG2349 - Standing Stones, Greystones


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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 1:10,000 map, (1976)

Standing Stone, Watten: A pointed boulder, 4ft 9ins high, roughly quadrangular, 3ft by 2ft. Another stone is recorded as having stood near it.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910

c50 years ago there were another two stones standing near the present one; they were removed for building purposes about that time. A third stone is still barely visible above surface. This has no doubt fallen over and gradually been embedded in the soil. These stones were all within a few feet of each other.
Name Book 1871

This unmarked standing stone measures 0.9 by 0.7m and 1.7m high. No info was obtained regarding the other stones.
Visited by OS (W D J) 29 April 1963

No change. Visited by OS (J M) 9 March 1982

Standing stone, Watten. Height: 1.7m. Upright stone 0.9m wide and 0.7m thick standing in an area of cultivation.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995

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Grid reference Centred ND 2444 5436 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND25SW
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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