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Corskellie,cup & ring-marked stone 90m SSE of

A Scheduled Monument in Keith and Cullen, Moray

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Latitude: 57.5156 / 57°30'56"N

Longitude: -2.7386 / 2°44'18"W

OS Eastings: 355851

OS Northings: 847509

OS Grid: NJ558475

Mapcode National: GBR M8LV.Q56

Mapcode Global: WH7LD.XC29

Entry Name: Corskellie,cup & ring-marked stone 90m SSE of

Scheduled Date: 30 June 1995

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6197

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cupmarks or cup-and-ring marks and similar rock art

Location: Rothiemay

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Keith and Cullen

Traditional County: Banffshire


The monument consists of a cup and ring marked stone, probably of Bronze Age date. A large group of cup marks occur on a wedge-shaped stone. This stone, 1.1m thick at the top and 0.15m at the bottom, and measuring 1.9m by 2.7m across, was discovered during construction work and subsequently placed at the edge of a farm steading.

On its upper surface there are at least 56 cup-marks, ranging from 5cm to 19cm in diameter. Many have a 'tail' between the cup and ring. The area to be scheduled measures 6m E to W by 7m transversely, to include the stone and a small area around it, as marked in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a cup-marked stone with very well preserved and pronounced markings. It is a striking example of its kind.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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