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Islay, Baile Tharbhach

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Islay, Baile Tharbhach

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 37686

Site Number NR36NE 16

NGR NR 3636 6762

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Killarow And Kilmeny
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR36NE 16 3636 6762.

(NR 3636 6762) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, Argyllshire, 2nd ed., (1900)

This large block of conglomerate stands in pasture field about 1/4 mile N of Baile Tarbhach. It is about 5ft high and 3ft in diamter.

Name Book 1878.

An erect slab measuring 1.2m wide by 0.5m thick and standing 1.6m high. The broad face is aligned E-W.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (J M) 4 June 1978.

This irregularly shaped stone stands on the tip of a slight terrace 230m NE of Baile Tharbhach. It measures 1.2m by

0.5m at the base and 1.6m in height with its longer axis running E and W.

RCAHMS 1984

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