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Holm Of Daltallochan

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Holm Of Daltallochan

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 63858

Site Number NX59SE 10

NGR NX 5539 9420

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Carsphairn
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX59SE 10 5539 9420.

There is a standing stone in the same field as, and about 110 yds SE of, stone circle NX59SE 4 (at NX 552 942). It is 3ft 10 ins high and is almost rectangular in section, measuring 2ft x 1ft 5 ins and facing directly towards the circle.

RCAHMS 1914, visited 1911

NX 5539 9420. This whinstone standing stone is as described, and is situated on level ground against a modern dry stone dyke. Its direction from the stone circle is approximately ESE and it is clearly visible from it.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (JRL) 27 February 1978

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