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Stane Alane, Lochgilphead Cemetery

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Stane Alane, Lochgilphead Cemetery

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Achnabreck

Canmore ID 39383

Site Number NR88NE 16

NGR NR 8563 8992

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilmichael Glassary
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes ( - 1977)

NR88NE 16 8563 8992.

(NR 8563 8992) Standing Stone (NR)

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

Stane Alane: This stone stands in a turf dyke opposite the N corner of the cemetery wall. It measures 8' x 3'2" x 8", axis NNW, bluntly pointed top.

M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

A standing stone as described. The name could not be confirmed. Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (D W R) 11 June 1973.

NR 8563 8993. A standing stone as described in the previous information. Surveyed at 1/10,000.

Visited by OS (B S) 24 March 1977.


Field Visit (June 1981)

Incorporated in a turf-and-stone dyke 30m N of the wall of Lochgilphead Cemetery, there is a standing stone, which measures 2.45m in height and 1m by 0.28m at ground level, with its longer axis aligned nearly N and S (Campbell and Sandeman 1964).

Visited June 1981



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