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Invershin Farm

Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Invershin Farm

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 13012

Site Number NH59NE 3

NGR NH 5761 9673

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Creich (Sutherland)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH59NE 3 5761 9673.

(NH 5761 9673) Standing Stone (NR).

OS 6" map, (1970)

'A quadrangular standing stone facing north-south and measuring 5'5" in height above ground, 2'6" in breadth at base, and 1'5" near the upper end, and 1'4" in thickness. Some 4' to the S of it a stone, 5' in length and 7" to 8" in thickness, hog-backed in form, protrudes to a height of about 1' from the ground.'

RCAHMS 1911.

The stone is as described as is the stone 4ft to the south of it.

Visited by OS (E G C) 8 June 1963.

These stones are as described by previous authorities. According to the farmer, (Mr Donald MacKay, Invershin Farm) large quantities of quartz are found in the vicinity of the stones whilst ploughing; much quartz was visible on the surface of the field which was under stubble at the time of investigation.

Visited by OS (N K B) 20 December 1976.

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