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Whitehill

Cup Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Site Name Whitehill

Classification Cup Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 44541

Site Number NS57SW 38

NGR NS 506 736

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 38 506 736

See also NS57SW 6, NS57SW 7, NS57SW 16, NS57SW 31, NS57SW 32, NS57SW 34, NS57SW 35, NS57SW 37, NS57SW 42, NS57SW 45, NS57SW 48, NS57SW 70.

NS 506 736. Cup marked Rock: Situated 50 yds E of NS57SW 45 + 37, a flat outcrop, 4' x 2 1/2' x 2 1/2', sloping SE, bears three cup marks up to 4" in diameter, 1/2" deep. Some other rocks in the vicinity have cups, some natural.

R W B Morris 1969.

Activities

Desk Based Assessment (2012)

CFA Archaeology Ltd undertook an assessment of the cultural heritage implications of the proposed route of a replacement overhead line (XF Route) from Neilston, Renfrewshire to Windyhill, East Dunbartonshire.

Although 109 cultural heritage features were identified by the desk-based assessment of the 250m buffer around the proposed route of the replacement XF overhead line, very few of these lie along the route of the line, or in immediate vicinity of the location of any of the towers.

The overhead line replacement project has been assessed against the cultural heritage baseline. Taking into account the construction methodology to be employed and agreed mitigation strategy, it is considered that the development conforms to Local and National Policy relating to the cultural heritage resource.

Funder: Iberdrola

CFA Archaeology Ltd

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