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Islay, Mullach Dubh

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Islay, Mullach Dubh

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 38135

Site Number NR46SW 1

NGR NR 4036 6412

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

NR46SW 1 4036 6412.

NR 4037 6410) Standing Stone (NR)

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

This standing stone, of granite, is about 4 1/2ft high and 2ft in diameter.

Name Book 1878.

A squat block of limestone 0.8m by 0.4m at ground level and 1.3m high. A fragment has broken off the top of the stone and lies embedded in the ground nearby. The stone leans slightly towards the ESE and is aligned NNE-SSW.

Surveyd at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (J B) 15 June 1978.

This limestone standing stone is situated 420m E of the Ballygrant-Port Ellen road in open heather-covered rough ground 100m NE of enclosed arable fields. Measuring 0.8m by 0.4m at ground level with the longer axis aligned NNE an

SSW, it is 1.3m high and leans slightly to the ESE. A natural crack may have led to part of the top of the stone splitting off; a fragment lies partly embedded in the ground nearby.

RCAHMS 1984

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