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Cup Marked Stone (Neolithic) - (Bronze Age)

Site Name Leanach

Classification Cup Marked Stone (Neolithic) - (Bronze Age)

Canmore ID 12737

Site Number NH54SW 13

NGR NH 54714 41787

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kiltarlity And Convinth
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH54SW 13 5471 4179.

NH 547 417. There are at least six cup-marks on an outcrop of rock situated 70 m SW of Leanach farmhouse.

RCAHMS 1978, visited 1978

At NH 5471 4179, on the SE extremity of a rock outcrop, are twelve cup marks.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (J M) 6 Feburary 1981

NH 44/54 OS 547418 No. 66 Leanach.

On the face of a rock a few yards south of Leanach Farmhouse there are about half-a-dozen cup marks, and on the south gable of the house there appears to be the fossil of a small snake. The cup marks are recorded.

Coghill et al 1989


Field Visit (January 1978)

Leanach NH 547 417 NH54SW

There are at least six cup-marks on this outcrop of rock situated 70m SW of Leanach farmhouse.

RCAHMS 1979, visited January 1978

Note (12 December 2019)

Date Fieldwork Started: 12/12/2019

Compiled by: NOSAS

Location Notes: The panel is located about 60m SW of Leanach farmhouse, accessed round the SE end of the farm buildings in a mature and overgrown plantation. It is on the E edge of a prominent overgrown outcrop and about 5m NE of the boundary fence.

Panel Notes: The panel is a squarish block of schist, 1.3m x 1.0m x 0.6m high. It lies against an outcrop of which it appears to be a detached piece. There are 20 cups in total. The top surface slopes 10° to the SE and has 11 cups, the SW facing surface slopes at 45° and has 9 cups.


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