MHG2572 - Quern Stone - Blar an Ruighe


Findspot of a trough quern made of micaceous schist.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A trough quern (datable 2500 - 1400 B C) of micaceous schist, measuring about 60 cms by 46 cms, was found by Mr Angus Grant on 3rd March 1977 when removing gravel within the Inchnacardoch Forest. It is to be donated to Inverness Museum. Nothing of archaeological interest was noted at the site by Dr Close-Brooks.
Information from J Close-Brooks (NMAS) to OS, 16 March 1977

There are letter of corespondance regarding the find of the trough quern from 1977 within the Inverness Museum archive files. They are labelled with the Acc. No. 1977.019. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 3510 0729 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH30NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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Related Investigations/Events (0)

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