MHG55320 - Cup marked boulder and possible standing stone, Druim Mor


A cup marked boulder, probably not in its original position, and an earthfast stone lying within a circular ditched enclosure.

Type and Period (2)

  • CUP MARKED STONE (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • STANDING STONE? (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The stone was photographed by P R Campbell in 1987 as part of a survey of the cup mark stones at Swordale and Druim Mor. <1>

Douglas Scott posted on the Highland HER Facebook page about a circular ditched enclosure (see MHG55319). He notes "Just south of its centre there is a 1m high earthfast standing stone and a large boulder has five cupmarks and a deep hole on its top.". Photographs were also posted. <2>

The stone was included in D Scotts 2012 survey of the cup amrked stones at Swordale and Druim Mor. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference NH 5752 6615 (point) Estimated from sources
Map sheet NH56NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KILTEARN

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