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Glennan

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Glennan

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 22786

Site Number NM80SE 28

NGR NM 8573 0112

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilmartin
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes ( - 1971)

NM80SE 28 8573 0112.

(NM 8573 0113) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

A standing stone is built into a dyke. It is on a NNE axis, has a bluntly pointed top and measures 6' by 3' 3" by 1' 5".

M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

As described.

Surveyed at 1:2500 scale.

Visited by OS (D W R) 7 October 1971.

Activities

Field Visit (June 1982)

Incorporated into a ruined wall which forms one of the enclosures around the disused farmstead of Glennan about 470m SSW of Creagantairbh Beag farmstead, there is a standing stone; aligned NNE-SSW, it measures 1.2m by 0.5m at the base, and rises to a pointed top at a height of 2.2m (Campbell and Sandeman 1964).

Visited June 1982

RCAHMS 1988

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