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Stromness

Barrow (Prehistoric), Cup Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Stromness

Classification Barrow (Prehistoric), Cup Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 1484

Site Number HY20NE 12

NGR HY 25 09

NGR Description HY c. 25 09

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Stromness
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY20NE 12 c. 25 09.

A small sandstone slab, 8 inches long by 6 inches wide by 2 inches thick with three small cups surrounded by an incised line, found in the debris of a barrow near Stromness, was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS, Accession no. BG 148) by M M Charleson on 9th May 1898.

M M Charleson 1898; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1898.

No further information on this find could be obtained. M M Charleson is now dead.

Visited by OS(RD) 14 September 1964.

Activities

Field Visit (14 September 1964)

No further information on this find could be obtained. M M Charleson is now dead.

Visited by OS(RD) 14 September 1964.

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