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Tom Nan Carragh

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Tom Nan Carragh

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Dulnainbridge; Tom Nan Carragh 2

Canmore ID 15721

Site Number NJ02SW 5

NGR NJ 01108 24646

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Cromdale, Inverallan And Advie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Badenoch And Strathspey
  • Former County Morayshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ02SW 5 NJ 01108 24646.

(NJ 0109 2464) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, Morayshire, 2nd ed., (1904)

A standing stone about 8ft high and supposed to be the remains of a Druidical Circle.

Name Book 1871.

A rougnly hewn standing stone situated in pasture land. No trace of an associated stone circle or cairn.

Re-surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (N K B) 7 September 1966.

This granite standing stone, which is situated in pasture on a river terrace 560m E of Ballintomb farmsteading, stands about 2m in height and its top tapers from the W to a rounded point.

Visited by RCAHMS (TIP, AGCH) 26 October 2006.


Field Visit (24 September 1943)

This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.

External Reference (2011)

Oram 1996 calls the site Ballintomb, Dulnain Bridge, and dates the stones to the Bronze Age.

In the later Middle Ages the site was the assembly place of the local courts, and the rallying-place of the Grants of Freuchie (Oram 1996).

Information from the ARCH Community Timeline Course, 2011


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