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Desk Based Assessment

Event ID 817859

Category Recording

Type Desk Based Assessment


NF85NW 5 centred 803 566.

A slab of grey granite, 3ft by 2 1/2ft by 8 to 9ins, with an incised design on one face, was found by Carmichael 'lying on the seashore near the remains of an ancient building' (J R Allen and J Anderson 1903) at Strome Shunnamal, or the Stronce or Sound of Sunnamal, which is on the NE side of Benbecula and is dry at low water. The slab is now in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS). (IB 37).

Information from OS.

A A Carmichael 1871; J R Allen and J Anderson 1903; RCAHMS 1928.

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