Standing Stone (Prehistoric)
- Council Orkney Islands
- Parish Walls And Flotta
- Former Region Orkney Islands Area
- Former District Orkney
- Former County Orkney
ND39SE 2 3644 9095.
(ND 3644 9095) Standing Stone (NR)
OS 6" map (1900)
A small standing stone 3ft 8ins high, 19ins broad and 6 ins thick at the base, where it has been packed with small stones. It faces NNW and SSE.
Standing stone, as described.
Visited by OS (RL) 15 June 1967
Orkney Smr Note
A small standing stone 3ft 8in high x 19in broad x 6in thick
at base, set in small packing stones and alighned roughly ENE-WSW.
Maximum height 1.1m, width 0.5m, thickness at top 0.1m, at
base 0.15m. Four wedging stones at base, one of which has
collapsed. Approximately 1m to the E is a pyramidal concrete
block 0.4m high, measuring 0.45m square at base and 0.35m square
at top containing a central pipe 0.15m in diameter flush with the
surface, inscribed C M V 1940 and G C, on opposite faces -
Information from Orkney SMR [n.d.]