MHG8926 - Cup Marked Stone - Strath Sgitheach

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Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

NH56SW 13 522 630.
Centred around NH 522630 are 8 cup marked rocks ('A' - 'H').
'A' is a boulder measuring 3.1m x 1.9m x 0.6 m high with at least fifteen shallow cup marks on its upper surface.
'B' a large block 3.6m x 1.8m x 1m maximum height. It is largely earth-covered. It has 23 cup marks on its two outer edges.
'C' a boulder 1.8m x 1.2m x 0.6m high with six cup marks.
'D' boulder 2.4m x 1m x 0.6m high with 7 small shallow cup marks.
'E' small boulder 1.1m x 0.7m x 0.3m high with 2 probable cup marks.
'F' a boulder lying close by has 7 shallow cup marks upon it.
'G', a boulder, 2.8m x 1.5m x 0.6m, lying on bank of a stream, has probably slipped from its original position due to erosion. It has 6 extremely shallow cup marks on its upper surface.
'H' is a slab 2.2m x 1.3m lying flush with ground; it has 3 probable cup marks on its surface.
Surveyed at 1:10 000. Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1976

8 outcrops of rock with shallow cup-marks.
RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5220 6308 (545m by 322m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH56SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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