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Arran, Machrie Moor

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Arran, Machrie Moor

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Canmore ID 39770

Site Number NR93SW 7

NGR NR 90534 32432

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Kilmory
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Buteshire

Archaeology Notes (1973 - 1977)

NR93SW 7 9050 3248.

(NR 9050 3248). A solitary standing stone, mentioned by Bryce, is shown in this position on Mackie's plan.

Sources: J Bryce 1863; E W MacKie 1975.

There is no trace of a stone or socket at the position indicated. The nearest earthfast stone is that at NR 9053 3239, placed against a fence line and evidently once used as a boundary marker. There are several such stones along the line of this E-W fence with iron post stumps protruding from their top surface.

Visited by OS (J R L) 16 September 1977.

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Note (23 July 2018 - 24 July 2018)

The location, classification and period of this site have been reviewed.

HES Survey and Recording 23-24 July 2018.

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