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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 694213

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NR34NE 12 3716 4559

(NR 3715 4559) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, Argyllshire, 2nd ed., (1900).

See also NR34NE 17.

This thin, dressed, standing stone is 13ft high. A wedge shaped stone axe, now in the NMAS (Acc. No. AB 914) was found near it in or before 1884. It measures 4.5ins by 2.65ins by 1.05ins. There is a local tradition of a battle fought here.

F Celoria 1959; F Celoria 1960.

A standing stone situated on a level terrace in undulating pastureland. It is 4m high, 0.9m broad and 0.48m thick. The tradition was not confirmed.

Surveyed at 1:10000.

Visited by OS (TRG) 1 June 1978.

This standing stone is situated in a level arable field 30 m E of the approach road to Kilbride. Of rough schist, it measures 0.92m by 0.53m at ground level and 4.30m in height with the longer axis aligned NNW and SSE.

RCAHMS 1984.

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