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Thurso, Cocky Stone, High Street

Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Thurso, Cocky Stone, High Street

Classification Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 8441

Site Number ND16NW 22

NGR ND 1184 6851

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND16NW 22 1184 6851.

The 'Cocky Stone', at which the produce of the land was sold, stood on the same side of the street as the Town Hall.

Thurso Town Council 1934.

The 'Cocky stone' stood to the S of the present entrance to the Town Hall and is long since removed.

W Campbell 1902.

This stone was not located. No information as to its present whereabouts was obtained. Sited to ND 1184 6851 from information above.

Visited by OS (E G C) 18 April 1962.

No change to the previous field report despite enquiries.

Visited by OS (J M) 17 February 1982.


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