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Inveryne

Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Inveryne

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Auchalick

Canmore ID 39914

Site Number NR97SW 14

NGR NR 9156 7496

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NR97SW 14 9156 7496

Surveyed at 1:10,000

Visited by OS (IA) 2 November 1972 and (BS) 7 October 1976.

These three stones form a linear setting at the edge of a field 800m SW of Inveryne. Stone 'A', the farthest NE, is a straight-sided slab with an irregularly rounded top; it measures 0.6m by 0.15m at the base and 0.75m in height. The central stone, 'B', has a straight NE side, a rounded SW side and a gently rounded top; it measures 1.1m by 0.2m at the base and 0.95m in height. A depression (70mm by 60mm and 20mm deep) at the centre of the SE face is natural. Stone 'C', to the SW, has slanting sides and a jagged top; it measures 0.8m by 0.35m at the base and 1.05m in height.

RCAHMS 1988, visited April 1987.

Activities

Field Visit (18 September 1942)

This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.

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