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Cross Incised Stone (Early Medieval), Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Staredam

Classification Cross Incised Stone (Early Medieval), Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 26994

Site Number NO03NW 2

NGR NO 0499 3828

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Auchtergaven
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO03NW 2 0499 3828

(NO 0499 3828) Standing Stones (NR)

OS 6" map (1901)

Two stones at Staredam, standing about 12' apart, with no indications that they ever formed part of a circle. The more westerly has an incised cross, 11" x 8".

F R Coles 1908.

These two stones are orientated NE-SW, with their centres 5.5m apart. The NE stone, with the cross, is 1.4m high x 1.2m wide x 0.4m thick; the other is 1.3m high x 1.4m wide x 0.7m thick.

Visited by OS (WDJ), 13 March 1969.

As described in previous field report.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (BS), 7 October 1975.

No change to previous field reports.

Visited by OS (JRL), 16 March 1979.


Field Visit (4 August 1942)

This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.


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