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Buldoo, Latheron

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Buldoo, Latheron

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Latheron, Two Standing Stones

Canmore ID 8660

Site Number ND23SW 7

NGR ND 2000 3369

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND23SW 7 2000 3369

(A: ND 2000 3369; B: ND 1992 3374) Standing Stones (NR) (For 'B', see ND13SE 16.)

(Name omitted from OS 6" map 1959.)

OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907).

See also ND13SE 16.

A massive standing stone 12ft 8ins in height, quadrangular in section, with a circumference at base of over 12ft, and of 14ft at a height of 7ft; its upper end is pointed. The base appears to be bedded in rock which outcrops nearby.

RCAHMS 1911.

A standing stone, as described by the RCAHMS.

Revised at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R L) 6 March 1968.

Scheduled with ND13SE 16 as 'Latheron, two standing stones'.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 31 October 2000.

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