MHG3612 - Buaile Chomhnard


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Type and Period (1)

  • CUP MARKED STONE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63SW 22 62 33.

Two cup marked stones were found by Hugh Ross, of Farr Public School "in the hollow to the south of the central ridge " on which Buaile Chomhnard (?Dun: NH63SW 1) stands. They are of a softish light yellow sandstone, and lie flat on the ground with well formed cups on the exposed surface. Stone 'A' contains 26 cup-marks, and a larger basin 7" across and 2 1/2 " deep.
Stone 'B' contains 14 cup marks 2 of which are of the larger type. One is 5 1/2" across and 2 3/4" deep, and the other 5 x 4 1/2" across and 2 1/2" deep.
W Jolly 1882.

The stones were not located in that part of the area described above. Visited by OS (R D L) September 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6200 3300 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63SW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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