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Cup Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Site Name Keppochan

Classification Cup Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 23450

Site Number NN02SE 14

NGR NN 0892 2139

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Glenorchy And Inishail (Argyll And Bute)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN02SE 14 0892 2139.

(NN 0892 2139) Cup marked Rock (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

On the summit of a ridge, 600 metres ESE of Keppochan farmhouse, is a large boulder measuring 2.4 by 1.9 metres and standing 0.9 metres in height. On its upper surface are at least 24 plain cups, ranging from 30 to 100mm in diameter and from 5 to 40mm in depth. Nine of the cups, including the largest, are in a straight line down the centre of the boulder.

RCAHMS 1975, visited May 1972.

As described.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 scale.

Visited by OS (J P) 4 November 1969.


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