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Clava

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Clava

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Clava Cairns

Canmore ID 14280

Site Number NH74SE 5

NGR NH 7594 4461

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Croy And Dalcross (Inverness)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH74SE 5 7594 4461.

(NH 7594 4461) Stone Circle (NR) (Remains of)

OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

This possible Clava-type cairn (Henshall 1963), in the Clava cemetery group, in the centre of a flat field beside the River Nairn, is now completely removed except for a single standing stone, 6'6" high. It was in this state when listed by Fraser (1884) as the remains of a stone circle.

J Fraser 1884; A S Henshall 1963.

As described.

Visited by OS (W D J) 25 April 1962.

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