MHG53427 - Cup marked boulder, Camas Luinie
A badly eroded cup marked boulder.
Type and Period (1)
- CUP MARKED STONE (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
- None recorded
At a place called Camaslunie there are two cup-marked boulders. On one of the stones are no less than fifty cups. <1>
The second boulder was rediscovered by John Wombell in 2010. It is described as a smooth prostrate earthfast boulder of fine grained mica schist, kite shaped and measuring 1.65m NW/SE by 0.75m by c.0.3m high. It has 3 definite badly-eroded cups and 2 probable cups, all c.50mm diameter by c.7mm deep. <2><3>
- <1> Text/Publication/Volume: MacRae, N. 1923. The romance of a royal burgh: Dingwall's story of a thousand years. 339.
- <2> Text/Correspondence: Wombell, J. 08/02/2010. Email from John Wombell regarding cup marked stones at Loch Long. Yes. Digital.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s): Wombell, J. 2010. Photographs of cup marked stones. Colour. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||NG 94372 29180 (point) (GPS derived)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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