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Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Acharra

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Achara

Canmore ID 23333

Site Number NM95SE 3

NGR NM 9866 5455

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lismore And Appin (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM95SE 3 9866 5455.

(NM 9866 5455) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

One of the most impressive standing stones in Lorn is situated in a level field 180 metres NW of Achara. It measures 3.7 metres in height and 1.1 by 0.6 metres at the base, and tapers to a pointed top about 0.4 metres in thickness. The long axis lies NE and SW.

RCAHMS 1975, visited May 1967

As described.

Surveyed at 1:2500 scale.

Visited by OS (D W R) 19 November 1976.


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