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Cuff Hill

Rocking Stone (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Cuff Hill

Classification Rocking Stone (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Rocking Stone

Canmore ID 42122

Site Number NS35NE 13

NGR NS 3827 5542

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Beith (Cunninghame)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS35NE 13 3827 5542.

(NS 3827 5542) Rocking Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1911)

This rocking stone is a large erractic boulder of basaltic greenstone lying on porphyrite. Its parent bed is at barcraigs about a mile away. The boulder is 4ft 4ins high and has a circumference of about 19ft 7ins. R Love 1876

The 'Rocking Stone' is an irregularly - shaped boulder, 5.8m in circumference and 1.2m high. It is a natural feature.

Visited by OS (DS) 28 August 1956

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