MHG8644 - Cup markings, Torran Dubh


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Type and Period (1)

  • CUP MARKED STONE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78SW 9 71 84.
On a knoll neighbouring Torran Dubh lay many stones and small slabs of sandstone, blackened by fire. One of these had on one side a single cup roughly picked out.
J M Joass 1868.

Not located; no further information.
Visited by OS (R D L) 15 May 1963.

Joass, J M, 1868, 'Notice of the discovery of cists containing urns and burned bones at Torran Dubh, near Tain', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 6 1864-6, p.418-19, 419 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1270.

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, 18, No. 127 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7100 8399 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish EDDERTON

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