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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 657027

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NF77SE 12 7700 7029 and 7703 7027.

(NF 7700 7029 : NF 7703 7027) Standing Stones (NR)

OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

Two standing stones, known as Fir Bhreige, 40 yards apart, stand upon the hillside at Toroghas, 500 yards N of Loch Mhic Gillebride. There is no trace of any circle.

E Beveridge 1911.

Both these stones stand on small natural grass-covered mounds and both have sunk considerably into the soil.

The eastermost stone is an irregular shaped boulder of grey granite, measuring 1.0m long by 0.8m high by 0.4m wide. It is oriented NE-SW and bears no markings.

The other stone, 36.4m to the west, measures 1.4m high by 0.6m long by 0.5m wide. It bears no markings.

The name 'Fir Bhreige' could not be confirmed.

Surveyed at 1/10,560.

Visited by OS (W D J) 16 June 1965.

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