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Oxen Craig South Western Descent

Natural Rock Feature


These are all cup marks found on the descent of Oxen Craig on the South West. A new path has now been built which is much safer. I'll put all the awkward finds from that date into these fieldnotes to save from adding sites.

Stone 1

Has 5 cup marks of varying sizes. Can be found at the bottom of the south western descent on the old path west.

Stone 2

On a ledge approx 1/2 way down towards the south east. 6 cup marks of varying size.

Stone 3

Possibly a massive cup mark on the first overhang of the descent.

Stone 4

On the next overhang another possible massive cup mark.

Stone 5

Two weather worn cup marks at the foot of the decent.

Stone 6

One well preserved cup mark, almost next to Stone 5.

Stone 7

4 different sized cup marks on a rock half way down. Fairly flat panel.

Stone 8

Has three different sized cup marks. Stone 7 is next to this one.

Stone 9

As the path levels out this is the first stone. 5 cup marks plus 3 weathered efforts.

Stone 10

A solitary cup mark to be found on a rock at the base of the descent.

Stone 11

Lying next to stone 10 this stone has 3 cup marks and one that is weathered.

Next time I go up I'll take somebody who knows what they are talking about, but each of the peaks on Bennachie might have rock art. It is likely that there are hundreds more places on Oxen Craig with cup marks and I know for sure that Watch Craig has.........

Visited 3/06/2010.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
5th June 2010ce
Edited 6th June 2010ce

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