MHG60437 - Possible standing stone - Gruinard Island


A large lichen covered boulder - probably an 'erratic' but could be a standing stone on Gruinard Island

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A survey of Gruinard Island was undertaken in 2018 by Jim Buchanan and Anne MacInnes with assistance from Gordon Grant and Karen Buchanan as part of a study of the island for Gairloch Museum.

Site 4. A large lichen covered boulder that stands out from the hillside. A probable erratic but could be a standing stone connected with prehistoric settlement? It measures 3.5 x 2.5m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 AP’s <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9447 9336 (2m by 2m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG99SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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