MHG2963 - Cup Marked Stone, Welltown


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  • CUP MARKED STONE (Undated)

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A cupmarked stone, measuring 22 x 17 ins, which, in 1881, was built into the upper right side of the chimney recess at Balanfhuarain or Welltown, was, by 1893, built into the garden wall at the front of the house. It is only a part of a larger stone and has been squared by the mason. There are thirteen cups on the stone.
W Jolly 1882; G Bain 1893.

NH 7565 4435. This stone was located in the garden wall at Balnuarin facing towards the farmhouse.
Surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (W D J) 25 April 1962.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7565 4435 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH74SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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