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Finnarts Hill

Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Finnarts Hill

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 60914

Site Number NX07SE 9

NGR NX 0553 7454

NGR Description NX 0553 7454 and NX 0553 7455

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Ballantrae (Kyle And Carrick)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NX07SE 9 0553 7454 and 0553 7455.

'A': NX 0553 7455 and 'B' NX 0552 7456. Two alleged standing stones

(J Smith 1895), small, rough-faced and standing in small water-filled hollows on open moorland. 'A' is 1.2m high by 0.7m by 0.6m; 'B' is 0.6m high by 0.8m by 0.7m.

Visited by OS (JD) 4 November 1955

NX 0553 7454 and NX 0553 7455. Two standing stones as described in previous report.

Surveyed at 1:10000.

Visited by OS (BS) 19 May 1976

(NX 0553 7454 and NX 0553 7455) Standing Stones (NR)

OS 1:10000 map (1978)

A standing stone, with what may be the stump of a second 12.9m to the NNW.

RCAHMS 1981, visited 1981.


Desk Based Assessment (November 2010 - July 2015)

CFA Archaeology Ltd undertook an assessment of the potential effects of the proposed Glen App Windfarm (the Development) on cultural heritage.

All historic environmental features within the development area were identified and the nature of effects on these features discussed.

Funder: Land Use Consultants Ltd

CFA Archaeology Ltd


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