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Jura, Tarbert

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Jura, Tarbert

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Cill Chaluim Chille

Canmore ID 38656

Site Number NR68SW 1

NGR NR 6062 8229

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Jura
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR68SW 1 6062 8229.

(NR 6062 8231) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1900)

This standing stone, situated by the roadside near Tarbert, measures 8ft high, width 2ft tapering to 1ft 9ins, and thickness 9ins. It is roughly rectangular, shaped at the apex to a sharp peak. It stands on a slight eminence, with a group of smaller stones round its base.

E H Rideout 1932

The standing stone, orientated N-S, is as described by Rideout. The 'slight eminence' has been accentuated by field clearance piled upon it.

Surveyed at 1/10,000.

Visited by OS (JB) 5 June 1978

This impressive standing stone is situated at the s end of a stony ridge 290m WNW of the chapel and burial-ground, Cill Chaluim Chille [NR68SW 4] at Tarbert; aligned N and S, it measures 0.6m by 0.25m at the base and 2.5m in height.



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