MHG57261 - Cup marked Stone - Allt A'chuilinn
Cup marked stone at Allt A'chuilinn.
Type and Period (1)
- CUP MARKED STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
RCAHMS Canmore description:
The site comprises one main boulder panel and six “satellites” (NOSAS Site Survey Nos 056 A - G). The principal site lies on a natural terrace at an altitude of 180m, about 1.5kms N of Little Scatwell with an open aspect S overlooking Strathconon. The present day land surface is characterised by clear felling amid commercial forestry although there is evidence of formerly improved land in the vicinity with a number of large enclosures and a complex field system to the SE as well as a number of cairns which may not just relate to clearance.
056G at NH 39977 5713. A small earth-fast boulder about 1.1m x 0.9m, just 0.4m high has 6 well formed but eroded cups arranged roughly in an arc.
Information supplied by North of Scotland Archaeological Society but not noted in the Strathconon report. <1>
Meryl Marshall of NOSAS conducted a walkover survey identifying 4 new cup marked stones in the vicinity of a previously identified site in March 2019.
1. Cup marked stone – 6 cups (056G). <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 3997 5712 (5m by 5m) (2 map features)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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