Achnancarranan

Location

Scotland     Islay     Argyll & Isles     NR 38946 46069     Lat 55.637896   Long -6.14985651

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 7.5m
No. of stones: 3 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 0° Altitude: 30m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: Yes
Context:  Chambered cairn and standing stones
Notes:

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: –
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No

Identification

Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretion of this row.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Canmore     Historic Environment Record     Society of Antiquaries Scotland

Sea Views

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 223.

Ruggles, C.L.N., 1999, Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 197.

Shennan, S., 1914,  ‘Notes on certain standing stones in Argyllshire’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot, vol. 48, 1913-14. Pgs. 404-7.

 

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