MHG14144 - Cup marked stone - Druim Mor

Summary

A cup marked stone, unlikely to be in its original location, in a wood north of Swordale Farm. The stone is numbered three in D Scotts 2012 survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • CUP MARKED STONE (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A cup marked stone located near the bend in the track leading up to Druim Mor.

The stone was photographed as part of the wider survey of cup marked stones at Druim Mor undertaken by members of the Highland Regional Council and other individuals in the summer of 1987. Four photographs were taken by L A Robertson and two were taken by P R Campbell. <1> <2> <3> <4> <5> <6>

Douglas Scott posted a photo of the stone on the Highland HER Facebook page in 2011. <7>

The stone was included in D Scotts 2012 photographic and field survey. This stone was numbered as stone 3, photographs of which can be seen in the report. <8>


<1> Robertson, L A, 1987, Cup marks, boulder - stone in woods (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4678.


<2> Robertson, L A, 1987, Cup marks, boulder - stone in woods (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4680.


<3> Robertson, LA, 1987, Cup marks, boulder - stone in woods (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4679.


<4> Robertson, L A, 1987, Cup marks, boulder - stone in woods (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4677.


<5> Campbell, P R, 1987, Cup marked stone (stone in woods) (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4656.


<6> Campbell, P R, 1987, Cup marked stone (stone in woods) (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4657.


<7> Highland Council, 2011, Highland HER Facebook page (Interactive Resource/Webpage). SHG25262.


<8> Scott, D, 2012, Druim Mor Cupmarks: Swordale Hill, Evanton, Easter Ross (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG26176.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5744 6590 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH56NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KILTEARN

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