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Inveraray Castle

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Inveraray Castle

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Inveraray Castle Policies

Canmore ID 23366

Site Number NN00NE 6

NGR NN 0946 0904

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes ( - 1973)

NN00NE 6 0946 0904

(NN 0947 0905) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, Argyllshire, 2nd ed., (1900)

A standing stone situated in a level field close to Inveraray Castle [NN00NE 15.00]. It measures 9'2" by 4' by 1'4", long axis NE-SW; it leans SW.

M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

As described.

Visited by OS (DWR), 7 March 1973.


Field Visit (April 1981)

This standing stone is situated in the policies of Inverary Castle about 210m SW of the castle. Now leaning slightly to the SE, it measures 1.3m by 0.5m at the base and 2.8m in height, and rises with straight sides to a sloping top. Its long axis is aligned NNE - SSW.

RCAHMS 1988, visited April 1981.

(Campbell and Sandeman 1964)


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