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Letham Grange

Cup And Ring Marked Stone (Prehistoric), Souterrain (Prehistoric)

Site Name Letham Grange

Classification Cup And Ring Marked Stone (Prehistoric), Souterrain (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 35451

Site Number NO64NW 19

NGR NO 6234 4584

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Arbroath And St Vigeans
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO64NW 19 6234 4584.

(NO 6234 4584) Souterrain (NR) (site of)

OS 6" map (1970)

The site of a souterrain discovered about the middle of the 19th century and exposed again about 1885 when it was probably removed. It was built into a gravelly bank, a dry, well-drained site, but otherwise little is known of it beyond the fact that one of the stones, robbed for building purposes, was later found to bear cup and cup-and-ring marks and was donated to the NMAS by John Hay in 1865. It is an irregular boulder of sandstone 31" by 44" by 11" thick and the whole surface being covered with cups 1" to 2" in diameter and circles 3 1/2" to 9 1/2" in diameter (Acc No IA5).

F T Wainwright 1963; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1868


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