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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 697686

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NR97SW 6 9198 7401

Situated on the edge of a slight terrace 50m S of fort NR97SW 16, there is a boulder bearing five cups with two rings, six cups with single rings, and some fifty-nine plain cupmarks. Several of the ringed cups have gutters, and some of the plain cups are linked by channels.

RCAHMS 1988, visited June 1986.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (IA) 7 November 1972 and (BS) 7 October 1976.

Excavation of a 4m by 8m area around the carved rock revealed no artificial features. A metal detector survey and phosphate survey of a larger area (25m by 20m) was similarly negative.

Sponsors: Glasgow Archaeological Society, Hunterian Museum.

N Curtis and A Jaffray 1991.

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