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Cup And Ring Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Site Name Whitehill

Classification Cup And Ring Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Whitehill 1; Cochno Stone, Auchnacraig

Canmore ID 44535

Site Number NS57SW 32

NGR NS 50447 73886

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Old Kilpatrick (Clydebank)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydebank
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS57SW 32 5045 7388

See also NS57SW 6, NS57SW 7, NS57SW 16, NS57SW 31, NS57SW 33, NS57SW 34, NS57SW 35, NS57SW 37, NS57SW 38, NS57SW 42, NS57SW 45, NS57SW 48, NS57SW 70.

(NS 5045 7388) Cup and Ring Marked Rock (NR)

OS 6" map, (1938)

Cup and ring marks accompanied by an incised pre-Christian (Bruce 1896) cross set within an oval, and two pairs of scuptured footprints, each foot only having 4 toes. The figures have been carved on the previously prepared surface of an area of rock outcrop. The cup and ring markings have been filled with white paint.

J Harvey 1889; J Bruce 1896; A D Lacaille 1925.

This cup and ring marked rock was entirely covered with turf a few years ago to protect it from vandalism.

Visited by OS (W M J) 10 April 1951.

Not located -

Information from OS field Survey, May 1987.


Note (1978)

Whitehill 1 NS504 738 NS57SW 7 & 32

A flat outcrop of rock bearing sets of concentric ring-markings, cup-markings and footprints.


(Morris 1966, 160, no. 35)

Photographic Survey (19 September 2016)

Photographic survey of the Whitehill cup and ring marked rock undertaken by HES on 19 September 2016, including ground and High Spy photography.


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