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Loch Linnhe, Eilean Musdile

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Loch Linnhe, Eilean Musdile

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Lismore Lighthouse

Canmore ID 22659

Site Number NM73NE 4

NGR NM 779 351

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Lismore And Appin (Argyll And Bute)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM73NE 4 779 351

NM 779 351. It is recorded (de St Fond 1907) that, in 1784, an unworked pillar of grey granite, measuring 0.9 metres in breadth, 0.6 metres in average thickness and 2.75 metres in height stood on the highest point of Eilean Musdile. It was probably removed during the building operations for the construction of the lighthouse [NM74NE 5.00] in 1833.

RCAHMS 1975; B F de St Fond 1907.

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