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Whitehill

Cup And Ring Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Site Name Whitehill

Classification Cup And Ring Marked Rock (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 44565

Site Number NS57SW 6

NGR NS 5085 7383

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 6 5085 7383

See also NS57SW 7, NS57SW 16, NS57SW 31, NS57SW 32, NS57SW 34, NS57SW 35, NS57SW 37, NS57SW 38, NS57SW 42, NS57SW 45, NS57SW 48, NS57SW 70.

At NS 5085 7383 there is a rock outcrop bearing a cup with four concentric rings, overall diameter 0.2m. There are faint indications of at least two other possible cup and ring marks.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (R D) 24 April 1966.

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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