MHG54458 - Cnoc Craggie


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Type and Period (2)

  • MILESTONE (Undated)
  • BENCH MARK (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

RCAHMS Canmore description:
NC65SW 11 60714 52052
This granite milestone stands on the E verge of the A836 public road at the foot of the SE 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 0.4m in breadth by 0.3m in depth and 0.4m in height, and the upper part presents a steeply-sloping facet to the road. The stone bears no inscription, but there is a bench-mark on its N side. The 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherlandshire 1878, sheet XXVI) notes that the stone marked the distance in miles to ‘TONGUE 5½’ and ‘ALTNAHARROW 12½’.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 27 October 2009. <1>

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Grid reference NC 6071 5205 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NC65SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

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