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Balvraid

Cup Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Balvraid

Classification Cup Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 11794

Site Number NG81NW 3

NGR NG 8496 1635

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenelg (Skye And Lochalsh)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG81NW 3 8496 1635.

(NG 8496 1635) Cup Marked Stone (NR)

OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1902)

A prostrate stone, over 6' long, is covered with cup-markings. Still in 'mint' condition.

J R Allen 1882; J Y Simpson 1868; Information in letter from J Gaylard to OS 5 January 1956.

Generally as described; cup marks are faint.

Surveyed at 1:2500 scale.

Visited by OS (R L) 3 October 1966.

There is a similar flat stone bearing two cup marks c. 20.0m E of the other, on the S side of the track.

Visited by OS (A A) 27 June 1974.

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