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Windhill

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Windhill

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 12704

Site Number NH54NW 9

NGR NH 53274 48341

NGR Description NH 53274 48341 and NH 53269 48337

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH54NW 9 5327 4834.

(NH 5237 4834) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 25"map, (1971)

A standing stone 2.3m high and about 0.55m square. 6.4m to the SW is a stone protruding through the turf, and measuring 0.8m by 0.5m by 0.5m high, which may possibly be the remains of a second standing stone. Resurveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (J B) 17 June 1975

NH 5330 4835 A watching brief adjacent to this standing stone revealed no archaeological features.

Sponsor: P Simpson.

J Kendrick 1999

Activities

Field Visit (31 August 1943)

This site was recorded as part of the RCAHMS Emergency Survey, undertaken by Angus Graham and Vere Gordon Childe during World War 2. The project archive has been catalogued during 2013-2014 and the material, which includes notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, plans and photographs, is now available online.

Information from RCAHMS (GF Geddes) 4 December 2014.

Field Visit (January 1978)

Windhill 1 NH 532 483 NH54NW 9

There are two standing stones 380m NNE of Tomich House. One is 2.3m high; the other 6.4m to the SW, has been reduced to a stump.

RCAHMS 1979, visited January 1978

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