Cup And Ring Marked Rock (Prehistoric)
- Council East Ayrshire
- Parish Mauchline
- Former Region Strathclyde
- Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
- Former County Ayrshire
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Many cup-and-ring marks on face of cliff.
Information from R W B Morris, 5 November 1986
There are two large groups of cup-and-ring markings on a vertical sandstone rockface situated some 260m NE of Ballochmyle Viaduct.
Visited by RCAHMS (JBS) May 1987
By removing several feet of soil from the base of the corner that lies between the two main halves of this site a further 3 'trilithon-like' glyphs were revealed, to add to the large site total.
K Naddair 1989.
Field Visit (1987)
The Ballochmyle cup-and-ring markings were recorded by RCAHMS in early 1987 at the request of Historic Scotland. The drawing was undertaken by Ian Scott and John Stevenson and the photography by Geoffrey Quick. A short note describing the rockface was published by Jack Stevenson in 1994.