MHG9005 - Cup marked stone, Brahan House
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Type and Period (1)
- CUP AND RING MARKED STONE (Undated)
- None recorded
NH55SW 14 5111 5473.
At NH 5111 5473, leaning against a wall at Brahan House, is a cup marked slab bearing about 45 cups, 12 of which are ringed, and two form a 'dumbell'. According to Matheson (Capt A F Matheson, Brahan House) it came from Brahan Castle (NH 55 SW 5), and is probably one noted by Jolly (W Jolly 1882) as "a fine example from Bakerhill (NH 535 570) now on the steps of Brahan Castle and illustrated by Simpson".
Surveyed at 1/2500. Visited by OS (A A) 24 April 1974.
The cup-and-ring marked capstone of a cist; still at NH 5111 5473. RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978.
No change. Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) March 1989.
- --- SHG1314 Text/Publication/Article: Simpson, J Y. 1868. 'On ancient sculpturings of cups and concentric rings, etc.', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 6 1864-6, p.1-147. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 1-147. 29.
- --- SHG1317 Text/Publication/Article: Jolly, W. 1882. On cup-marked stones in the neighbourhood of Inverness; with an appendix on cup-marked stones in the Western Islands. Proc Soc Antiq Scot Volume 16. 300-401. 340.
- --- SHG1496 Text/Publication/Article: Simpson and Thawley, D D A and J E. 1973. 'Single grave art in Britain', Scot Archaeol Forum Vol. 4 1972, p.81-104. Scot Archaeol Forum. 81-104. 100, No. 3.
- --- SHG2675 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of the Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 17, No. 123.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5110 5472 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12846 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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