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Beacharr

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Beacharr

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Beacharra

Canmore ID 38566

Site Number NR64SE 2

NGR NR 6926 4331

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Killean And Kilchenzie
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR64SE 2 6926 4331.

(NR 6926 4330) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, (1924)

The tallest standing stone in Kintyre, facing east and west and measuring 5.03m high and 1.4m by 0.8m at the base. The top has an irregular profile, falling in successive steps from the peak on the south.

RCAHMS 1971.

This standing stone is as described by RCAHMS.

Visited by OS (J B) 13 December 1977.

Said to be a 1st millenium BC Lunar Observatory by Thom

A Thom 1971.

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