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Upper Borgue

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Upper Borgue

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Borgue

Canmore ID 8043

Site Number ND12NW 13

NGR ND 1263 2665

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Latheron
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND12NW 13 1263 2665.

(ND 1263 2665) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map, (1965)

Out on the moor at Borgue at its northerly end, and about 1/2 mile to the W of the main road to Wick, is a high standing stone. It is a slab rising 12ft 8ins ibove ground, pointed to its upper extremity, 5ft 6ins broad at greatest breadth, 3ft 5ins broad at base and 1ft 8ins in thickness. It faces W by N and E by S.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

As described above.

Visited by OS (W D J) 23 June 1960

No change to the previous reports.

Visited by OS (R L) 6 March 1968.

No change.

Visited by OS (N K B) 15 November 1982.

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