MHG2417 - Standing Stone, Forse House

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Type and Period (1)

  • STANDING STONE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A standing stone, rectangular in section and measuring 2ft by 1ft 2ins and 5ft 8ins high, facing NNW-SSE, stands in the corner of an enclosed wood some 200 yds ENE of the gamekeeper's house at Forse.
RCAHMS 1911.

ND 2109 3513. Although well-weathered, this standing stone has no particular archaeological character and may have been a cattle-rubbing stone, like the two similar stones to the W (ND 208 350).
Visited by OS (N K B) 12 May 1967.

(ND 2109 3513) Standing Stone (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

This 1.7m high stone may be prehistoric in origin.
Visited by OS (J M) 22 March 1983.


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, 79, No. 287 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Location

Grid reference Centred ND 2109 3513 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23NW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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