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Minera,standing stone 470m south of

A Scheduled Monument in Wick and East Caithness, Highland

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Latitude: 58.2886 / 58°17'18"N

Longitude: -3.4423 / 3°26'32"W

OS Eastings: 315536

OS Northings: 934237

OS Grid: ND155342

Mapcode National: GBR K6VT.KX5

Mapcode Global: WH6F2.3X3R

Entry Name: Minera,standing stone 470m S of

Scheduled Date: 26 September 1934

Last Amended: 3 March 1993

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM457

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Latheron

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Traditional County: Caithness


The monument is a tall standing stone on moorland. The stone is a

slab 2.4m in height, 0.7m wide and 0.4m thick. It is pointed at the

top and faces E-W. There are a number of loose stones which pack the standing stone at its base. The area to be scheduled measures 20m in diameter to include the standing stone and an area around in which traces of activities associated with its erection may survive, as

shown in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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