MHG39809 - Cup marked stone, Forss Water


Cup marked stone found in porch of deserted croft.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

(ND 041 588) A cup-marked sandstone boulder measuring 0.6m x 0.36m x 0.24m, with five deep cups on its upper surface.
L J Myatt 1977. <1>

The cup-marked stone, as described by Myatt, is at ND 0407 5880 at the porch of a deserted croft.
Surveyed at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (N K B) 17 December 1981.

Photographs of the cup marked stone were submitted to the HER in March 2010 by the landowner. The land is subject to planning consent for a new house, log cabin and garage but the stone is to be preserved in situ. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference ND 04068 58803 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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