MHG715 - Standing Stones, Achvarasdal House
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Type and Period (1)
- STANDING STONE (Undated)
(A: NC 9833 6472 B: NC 9833 6471) Standing Stones (NR) (fallen)
OS 6"map, (1963)
Two monoliths which have evidently been standing stones at one time lie fallen some 60 yds NE of the garden at Achvarasdal Lodge. One is 11ft 10ins in length, square in section, and 2ft 6ins across. The other, some 60ft to the S, is 11ft 6ins in length, rectangular in section, and 2ft 5ins across.
These two large stones are as described above.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R D) 13 November 1964.
No change. Visited by OS (J M) 19 August 1981
RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 109, No. 404 (Text/Report). SHG2664.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9833 6472 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2300:35:1177880253467667::::P35_SELECTED_MONUMENT:421 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM421 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7390 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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