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Cantraybruich cup marked stone

Cup Marked Stone

Nearest Town:Fortrose (11km NW)
OS Ref (GB):   NH77774621 / Sheet: 27
Latitude:57° 29' 23.13" N
Longitude:   4° 2' 21.58" W

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A stone now built into a wall at Cantraybruich, moved from its original location. Canmore description:

A cupped stone was found in May, 1881, face downwards, in a field, below and a little to the NE of Cantrybruiach, to which it has been removed, Mr Hamilton, tenant; the finder. The stone is a slab of local reddish-yellow sandstone 5ft long by 2 1/2 - 3ft broad by 9 - 10ins thick with some 35 cup-marks.

This cup-marked stone has been built into the garden wall of Cantray bruich at NH 7777 4621. Only one face can be seen, containing at least 18 cup-marks. No knowledge could be gained regarding its original find-spot.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
29th October 2012ce