MHG9911 - Cup & Ring Stone, Duible Burn


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NC92SW 10 9247 2045.

(NC 92472045) Cup & Ring Stone (NR). OS 6"map, (1963)

A cup and ring marked, pentagonal block of micaceous schist, 24" across and 6" thick, which lay embedded in the ground with its flat, sculptured face flush with the surface until it was excavated and set upright by McLeod (Information from W MacLeod, Suisgill) who discovered it in 1933. The stone bears fourteen cups, two being larger than the others, flat-bottomed and surrounded by penannular rings, through the entrances of which channels run to connect with smaller cups. The remaining cups vary from 3/4" to 2 1/2" in diameter, five having single channels and one having two channels. J M Davidson 1940

A fine specimen of a cup and ring marked stone.
Visited by OS (W D J) 3 June 1961

No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (J M) 7 December 1976

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Grid reference Centred NC 9246 2044 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC92SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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