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Upper Fernoch

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Upper Fernoch

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Tayvallich

Canmore ID 39101

Site Number NR78NW 6

NGR NR 7280 8613

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish North Knapdale
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes ( - 1977)

NR78NW 6 7280 8613.

(NR 7281 8613) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, Argyllshire, 2nd ed., (1924)

On skyline ridge and marking drove road. Axis N-S leaning E, measures 9' x 1'6" x 9" (See also NR78NW 1).

M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

A standing stone as described. There is now no trace of a drove road.

Surveyed at 1/10 000.

Visited by OS (IA) 23 May 1973.

NR 7280 8614. No change to the previous information.

Surveyed at 1/10,000.

Visited by OS (BS) 17 January 1977.

Activities

Field Visit (March 1982)

This stone is situated some 200m NW of Upper Fernoch at the SE end of Loch Dun Calltuinn; it aligned NE-SW and has straight sides and a rounded top (Campbell and Sandeman 1964). It measures 1.3m in girth at the base and has originally been about 2.5m in height, but it now leans considerably to the SE. There are several small natural depressions in the surface of the stone.

Visited March 1982

RCAHMS 1988

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