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Braes Of Doune

Hammer(S) (Stone)

Site Name Braes Of Doune

Classification Hammer(S) (Stone)

Canmore ID 24325

Site Number NN60NE 6

NGR NN 699 057

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Kilmadock
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN60NE 6 699 057.

Three stones with hollowed cups, found on the Braes of Doune, from A Winter's collection, are in the Smith Insitutute Museum. One of these (Acc. No.1579) 4 3/4"x 4" x 1 3/4", is party perforated with a pecked hollow on each side. Another (Acc. No.1580), 2 3/4" x2" x 3/4", has pecked hollows on each side, while the third (Accession no.1581), 3 1/4" x 2&3/4" x 1&3/4", has a pecked hollow on one side only.

Smith Institute Catalogue 1934.

A Winter is now dead and an accurate find spot for the stones could not be ascertained. The stones are in the Smith Insitutute Museum and are listed as stone hammers (information from Mr J K Thomson, Curator,

Smith Institute Museum, Stirling).

Visited by OS (RD) 1 November 1968.


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