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Newmore Wood

Cup And Ring Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Newmore Wood

Classification Cup And Ring Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 13758

Site Number NH67SE 30

NGR NH 6832 7366

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH67SE 30 6832 7366.

NH 683 737. In 1976, a boulder bearing cup-and-ring markings was recorded here, in Newmore Wood. (As the RCAHMS field surveyors give no further information about this stone, presumably it was not located by them, having become overgrown.)

J E Kirby 1976; RCAHMS 1979.

An obviously displaced stone lies at NH 6832 7366 in a coniferous plantation. It measures 0.8m by 0.6m by 0.3m thick, and bears on its upper surface a cup mark 0.08m in diameter encircled by the remains of a ring 0.2m in diameter.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (J B) 23 February 1981.


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