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North Uist, South Clettraval

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name North Uist, South Clettraval

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 10080

Site Number NF77SE 13

NGR NF 7501 7118

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish North Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF77SE 13 7501 7118.

(NF 7501 7118) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

A monolith standing nearly 5ft above ground, 3ft 9ins wide and 2ft 7ins thick.

E Beveridge 1911.

A grey granite stone as described by Beveridge, bearing no markings.

Visited by OS (W D J) 17 June 1965.

This block of grey granite stands on peat moorland on the slope below the chambered cairn and round house (NF77SW 15 and NF77SW 24 ).

Visited by RCAHMS (ARG, SPH) 31 August 2009

Activities

Field Visit (9 September 1914)

Standing Stone, South Clettraval.

On the south slope of South Clettraval, about 250 yards west-north-west of the ruined chambered cairn (NF77SE 14), at an elevation of 290 feet above sea-level, is a standing stone 4 feet 9 inches in height, 3 feet 1 inch in breadth, and 2 feet 7 inches in thickness, with a considerable growth of peat surrounding its base.

RCAHMS 1928, visited 9 September 1914.

OS map: North Uist xxxiv.

Field Visit (17 June 1965)

A grey granite stone as described by Beveridge, bearing no markings.

Visited by OS (W D J) 17 June 1965.

Desk Based Assessment (1965)

(NF 7501 7118) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

A monolith standing nearly 5ft above ground, 3ft 9ins wide and 2ft 7ins thick.

E Beveridge 1911.

Field Visit (31 August 2009)

This block of grey granite stands on peat moorland on the slope below the chambered cairn and round house (NF77SW 15 and 24).

Visited by RCAHMS (ARG,SPH) 31 August 2009

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