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Stone Circle (Neolithic) - (Bronze Age)

Site Name Humberston

Classification Stone Circle (Neolithic) - (Bronze Age)

Alternative Name(s) Goyal Road

Canmore ID 12819

Site Number NH55NW 6

NGR NH 54 58

NGR Description NH c. 54 58

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dingwall
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH55NW 6 c. 54 58.

A stone circle existed on the high ground of Humberston and was demolished within living memory. Its site is clearly visible a few yards south of Goyal Road.

N Macrae 1923.

No further information was found regarding the stone circle during field investigation. The land to the south of Goyal Road is arable and no trace of a stone circle could be seen.

Visited by OS (W D J) 17 April 1963.


Field Visit (September 1978)

Humberston NH 54 58 NH55NW 6

What may have been a stone circle was demolished before 1923.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

(Macrae 1923, 341)


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