MHG39372 - Possible Standing Stone, Grey Stone, Mybster

Summary

Possible standing stone which is also said to mark the site of a grave.

Type and Period (2)

  • STANDING STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)
  • (Alternate Type) GRAVE MARKER (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

GR corrected to above from 1st ed OS Greystone - HAW 8/2003

Grey Stone (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

As described above. The only other stones in the area are clearance heaps. No further information is known concerning the alleged tradition of this stone.
Visited by OS (N K B) 10 November 1965.

Grey Stone (NR) OS 6" map, (1960)

Grey Stone, formerly 'Clach Ghlaise' appears to be natural but is said to be one of the standing stones marking the site of a grave. It was split by blasting a few years before 1872.
Name Book 1872.

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 1679 5269 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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