MHG3808 - Kirkton
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Type and Period (1)
- CUP MARKED STONE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
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.
- --- SHG1208 Text/Publication/Article: 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. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 79-143. 122.
- --- 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. 375-6.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6055 4520 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13487 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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