MHG62101 - Standing stone - near Clach Mhic Mhios, Glen Loth


The stub of a standing stone near Clach Mhic Mhios, Glen Loth.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The stub of a standing stone near Clach Mhic Mhios, Glen Loth (see MHG9980). Possibly one of those referred to in the OSA.

Near the large standing stone are two stones of smaller size erected "in the same manner". <1>

Situated on a slight eminence on the moor, to the E of the hill road from Loth to Kildonan, is a standing stone of red sandstone. It is 11' high, 4' 11" broad where broadest about 7' from the ground, 2' 9" broad at the base, and 1'3" thick. It faces ESW and WNW. It is known as the 'Clach Mhic Mhios'. <2>

This stone is as described above. The two smaller stones mentioned were not located.
Visited by OS (E G C) 4 June 1961 and (J B) 20 April 1976.

The stub of the standing stone was visited and photographed by D Scott in 2014. <3>

The position of the stone has been estimated fom comparing the photogarph taken by D Scott with aerial photographs taken in 2013. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NC 9395 1508 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC91NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

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