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Houstry

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Houstry

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 8139

Site Number ND13SE 22

NGR ND 1553 3423

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

ND13SE 22 1553 3423.

(ND 1553 3423) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1979)

Situated on the moor some 50 yds SE of Houstry School is a tall standing stone. It is a slab 8ft in height, 2ft 5ins in breadth and 1ft 5ins in thickness. It is pointed at the top and faces E-W.

RCAHMS 1911.

As described by the RCAHMS.

Visited by OS (N K B) 11 March 1968.

No change to the RCAHMS report.

Visited by OS (J M) 19 October 1982.

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