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Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Lightshaw

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 45529

Site Number NS72NW 1

NGR NS 7162 2821

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Muirkirk
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS72NW 1 7162 2821.

(NS 7162 2820) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1959)

This standing stone measures 3' by 2'6" and is 7' high.

J Smith 1895

Close examination of this stone was not possible as it was situated in a field under high crop.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (JLD) 24 July 1954

A standing stone as described by Smith, situated on a low spur in a pasture field. There are several small indentations in the surface of the N face, which superficially resemble cup-marks, but they are almost certainly natural.

Visited by OS (NKB) 29 June 1978


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