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Islay, Glac A' Charraigh

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Islay, Glac A' Charraigh

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Kinnabus; Cnoc A' Charraigh

Canmore ID 37289

Site Number NR24SE 2

NGR NR 2975 4315

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR24SE 2 2975 4315

(NR 2975 4315) A standing stone of rough schist, measuring 1.9m high and 0.7m by 0.4m at base and aligned E-W (visited by RCAHMS, June 1977) was first reported by Dr Lamont in 1957 although the neighbouring names Cnoc a' Charraigh and Glac a' Charraig were collected in 1878 as 'Knoll' and "Hollow" of the Standing Stone respectively.

Name Book 1878; information from W D Lamont, 2 October 1957; M Gold 1961.

A standing stone as described.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (BS) 28 May 1978

This standing stone of rough schist is situated in featureless moorland 800m NNE of Kinnabus. It is 1.9m high am

measures 0.7m by 0.4m at the base with the longer axis aligned roughly E and W.

RCAHMS 1984, visited June 1977.

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