MHG3808 - Kirkton

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Type and Period (1)

  • CUP MARKED STONE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH64NW 7 6055 4520.

(NH 6055 4520) List of Cup-marked stones shows that at Farnaway is a grave-slab with cup marks.
J R Allen 1882.

There are at least two cup-marked stones in this churchyard. (NH64NW8) The best, lying about half way along the north wall of the church, is a flat red sandstone with distinct bases of several cups, the surface having evidently been smoothed. The other is a reddish-yellow sandstone east of the south wall of the church, with the shallow remains of undoubted cups, also smoothed down (no mention of third or more).
W Jolly 1882.

These cup marked stones were not located in the church-yard. Inverness Museum was consulted, but no further information was obtained.
Visited by OS (W D J) 28 March 1962.

These are probably the cup-marked stones from Rhynie, (see NJ42NE 8), but were not found at Kirkton.
Visited by OS (N K B) 2 October 1967.


Allen, J R, 1882, 'Notes on some undescribed stones with cup markings in Scotland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 16 1881-2, p.79-143, 122 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1208.


Jolly, W, 1882, On cup-marked stones in the neighbourhood of Inverness; with an appendix on cup-marked stones in the Western Islands, 375-6 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1317.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6055 4520 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64NW
Civil Parish KIRKHILL
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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