MHG3587 - Dunlichity Farm
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Type and Period (1)
- CUP MARKED STONE (Undated)
- None recorded
NH63SE 4 6592 3271.
Two cup marks were found by Hugh Ross, teacher at Farr Public School, on the top of an isolated crag of rock, in the SW corner of a field in front of Clachan farmhouse and five hundred yards due south of Dunlichity church. One is 8 inches in diameter and 2 inches deep, the other is 3 1/2 inches diameter and 7/8 inches deep. There are traces of others on the same rock.
W Jolly 1882.
This "isolated crag" is a rock outcrop at NH 6592 3271, with two circular depressions as described by Jolly (W Jolly 1882), in its flat top.
The larger one is probably a weathering mark, as are the traces of others he mentions. The smaller is a perfectly circular depression, possibly a cupmark, but its association with the others suggests that it may also be a weathering mark.
Visited by OS (A A) 16 April 1970.
A sheet of rock outcrop on the crest of a spur to the S of Dunlichity steading bears two cupmarks. The N cup measures 75mm in diameter and 20mm in depth. The S cup measures 120mm across and 30mm in depth. (USN93 46)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 2 December 1992.
- --- SHG1317 Text/Publication/Article: Jolly, W. 1882. On cup-marked stones in the neighbourhood of Inverness; with an appendix on cup-marked stones in the Western Islands. Proc Soc Antiq Scot Volume 16. 300-401. 346-7; fig. 50.
- --- SHG2676 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1994. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Upper Strathnairn, Inverness: an archaeological survey: summary report. .
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6592 3271 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13222 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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