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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 699137

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/699137

NS08SE 3 0567 8452.

NS 057 345. (sic - should probably read NS 057 845). A single standing stone is situated here, at Ballimore.

M Paterson 1970

NS 0567 8454. There are two standing stones 2m apart 120m S of Balliemore Farm (A) is a pointed stone measuring 2.8m high x 1m wide and (B) measures 1.6m high and 0.6m wide.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (IA) 7 March 1973

As described in the report above.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (TRG) 13 October 1976

In a level field at the head of Loch Striven and 140m S of Balliemore there are two standing stones some 2m apart. The N stone is a slim slab of schist 2.44m high and up to 0.18m thick; the N side rises alomost vertically but is now damaged, while the S side is slanting, and the top was probably gabled. The S stone is an irregular block now leaning slightly to the E; it is about 1.65m high and includes a conspicuous vein of quartz.

Visited May 1984

RCAHMS 1988

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