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Achness Graveyard

Findspot (19th Century), Carved Stone Ball (Neolithic)

Site Name Achness Graveyard

Classification Findspot (19th Century), Carved Stone Ball (Neolithic)

Canmore ID 4859

Site Number NC40SE 4

NGR NC 467 027

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Creich (Sutherland)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC40SE 4 467 027.

(Area NC 467027) A carved stone ball with six projecting discs, found in digging a grave in Achness graveyard (NC 46780278) was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by Andrew Urquhart, Rosehall Public School, Sutherland. (Accession no. AS 119)

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1894; R Munro 1907.

No further information was obtained about find spot.

Visited by OS (R D L) 25 May 1963.

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