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Clachuile

Knocking Stone (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Clachuile

Classification Knocking Stone (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 12480

Site Number NH45SE 2

NGR NH 4643 5398

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Urray (Ross And Cromarty)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH45SE 2 4643 5398.

(NH 4643 5398) Sculptured Stone (0E)

OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

Clachuil - Hollowed stone, The name comes from a stone, hollowed out as if for 'crocking' barley, which may still be seen at the Inn of Clachuil.

W J Watson 1904

In the eastern end of the Inn is a large boulder stone having a round hole in the centre, 'capable of containing an English quart'.

Name Book 1876

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