MHG54457 - Cnoc Craggie


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Type and Period (1)

  • MILESTONE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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RCAHMS Canmore description:
NC65SW 10 60842 53484
This granite milestone stands on the E verge of the A836 public road at the foot of the NE flank of Cnoc Craggie. Roughly triangular in section, the stone has two flat, dressed, faces on the front and a rounded rear that is roughly hewn. The stone measures 0.42m in breadth by 0.3m in depth and 0.5m in height, and the upper part presents a steeply-sloping facet to the road. The stone bears no inscription, but the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherlandshire 1878, sheet XXVI) notes that it marked the distance in miles to ‘TONGUE 4½’ and ‘ALTNAHARROW 13½’.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 27 October 2009. <1>

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Grid reference NC 6084 5348 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NC65SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

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