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Gigha, Cnoc Na Carraigh

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Gigha, Cnoc Na Carraigh

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 38540

Site Number NR64NW 3

NGR NR 6420 4806

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Gigha And Cara
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR64NW 3 6420 4806

(NR 6420 4806) Standing Stone (NR) (Site of).

OS 6" map, (1924)

The site of a standing stone described in 1772 as o'a great rude column, sixteen feet high, four broad and eight inches thick' (Pennant 1774).

It was still extant, although leaning to the SW, about 1790 (OSA 1791-9); appears to have been removed about 1800 and no trace remained in 1869.

T Pennant 1774; Name Book 1869; Statistical Account (OSA) 1791-9.

No trace of this stone was found.

Visited by OS (J B) 21 January 1978.


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