MHG8087 - Possible Standing Stone, Douniehill

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Type and Period (1)

  • STANDING STONE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH68NE 46 6944 8672

Situated in a field some 300m NE of Dounie is a thin, pointed slab,
2.1m high, 1m long and 0.2m thick; it is published as Standing
Stone in non-antiquity type on OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907). It is unmarked and no information about it could be obtained locally. Visited by OS (WDJ) 17 June 1963.

This may have been a prehistoric standing stone. It was removed about 1970. A sandstone slab lying on a nearby clearance heap may be the stone.
RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 17, No. 116 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6944 8672 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish EDDERTON

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