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Glen Loth

Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Glen Loth

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Carradh Nan Clach

Canmore ID 7138

Site Number NC91SW 4

NGR NC 9373 1273

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Loth
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC91SW 4 9373 1273

(NC 9373 1273) Standing Stones (NR)

OS 6" map, (1963)

Two standing stones 21ft apart and facing NNE-SSW, on top of the bank above the confluence of two burns. The more easterly stone is a flat slab 4ft 11ins high, 3ft 6ins across the base and 5ins thick. The other stone is square in section, 4ft 8ins high, 1ft 6ins across the front and 1ft 2ins thick. Two or three flat slabs lie on the slope to the SE. These may have formed part of the construction which is known as 'Carradh nan Clach'.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

The standing stones are as described.

Visited by OS (E G C), 3 June 1961.

No change to previous field report. The name 'Carradh nan Clach' cannot be verified.

Visited by OS (J M), 17 February 1976.


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