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Islay, Brahunisary

Cup Marked Rock (Prehistoric)(Possible), Natural Feature(S) (Period Unknown)

Site Name Islay, Brahunisary

Classification Cup Marked Rock (Prehistoric)(Possible), Natural Feature(S) (Period Unknown)

Canmore ID 37560

Site Number NR34NE 36

NGR NR 3762 4619

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NR34SE 36 3762 4619.

NR 375 461. Cup marked Stone: on the S side of Kilbride road just W of an assumed prolongation across the road of the W boundary wall of Kilbride farm, a slab, 100cm x 50cm x 60cm x 60cm, and 25cm high bears two depressions, (a) 8cm diameter and 2.5cm deep, and (b) 4cm diameter and 1.75cm deep. From (a) a shallow channel, 25cm long, 5cm broad and 1cm deep, extends to the edge of the stone.

I D Shanks 1976.

NR 3762 4619. A small, turf-covered, rock outcrop as described. The cups are weathered, indistinct and probably natural.

Visited by OS (TRG) 1 June 1978.

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