MHG5605 - Standing Stone - A'Chill, Canna


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Type and Period (1)

  • STANDING STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG20NE 3 2688 0554.

(NG 2688 0554) Standing Stone (NR)
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

A standing stone, at A'Chill, Canna, 6ft high, 11" broad and 9" thick. It is of freestone, in places highly polished and apparently dressed. Called the 'Stone of Punishment' (S Gordon 1950)
RCAHMS 1928; S Gordon 1950.

Situated on the top of a rocky knoll and reinforced with concrete around its base. Undoubtedly partly dressed, but its period and purpose is impossible to determine. The stone has a small hole near the top on the S face, and is locally known as the 'Stone of Punishment'.
Visited by OS (I S S) 26 May 1972.

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Grid reference Centred NG 2687 0553 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG20NE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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