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Cup Marked Stone

<b>Blacktop</b>Posted by rockartwolfImage © pebblewolf
Nearest Town:Aberdeen (8km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   NJ859044 / Sheet: 38
Latitude:57° 7' 49.18" N
Longitude:   2° 13' 58.6" W

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Blacktop Wood Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork

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Visited: May 2, 2017

This fine prehistoric example of rock art, a granite boulder over a metre tall, bears over 30 cup-marks on its east-facing surface. On my visit, it was shortly after noon, and the oblique illumination showed the cup-marks to best effect.

Access is by the drive leading to Treetops House. As you approach the house, you pass a tall hedge on your left till finally a grassy path leads left into the field beyond. From here, follow the path for a few metres and look left behind the hedge, where you will see the stone.

The position of the stone is shown by the red marker on the map below.

You can read more about this site on The Aberdeen City website.
LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
2nd May 2017ce
Edited 23rd October 2017ce


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Blacktop at BRAC

rockartuk Posted by rockartuk
17th September 2006ce

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