MHG6489 - Sornaichean Coir Fhinn


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Sornaichean Coir' Fhinn (NR) Standing Stones (NR)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904)

About 10ft from the edge of a bluff rising barely 20ft above the N shore of Loch Eyre ... are 2 standing stone 13ft 6ins apart, placed in a line NNW and SSE. The N stone, a four sided pillar, stands 5ft 6ins above ground and measures 7ft 8 ins in girth at the base, and the stone to the S, which is of irregular section is 5ft 8ins in height and 6ft lins in girth at its widest part about 2ft from the ground. It is said that there was once a third stone here.
RCAHMS 1928, visited 20 May 1914.

....... three stones ...... each of them 3ft high.
M Martin 1934.

Two standing stores as described above: there is now no trace of a third stone.
Visited by OS (A S P) 15 April 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NG 4141 5251 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG45SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SNIZORT

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