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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 694213

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/694213

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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