Glen Sheil

Glen Sheil

Copyright: Paul Blades. Original available at Megalithic Portal.

Location

Scotland     Arran     Argyll & Isles     NS 00593 37450     Lat 55.58978945   Long -5.16593391

glen-sheil-plan

Plan of Glen Sheil stone row (Source: Google Earth).

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 125m
No. of stones: 3 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 110° Altitude: 9m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: Yes
Context:  Cairn?
Notes: Around 1810 AD human bones were ploughed up a short distance south of the stone row.  Fieldwalking in 2006 recovered a large number of worked flints.

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: –
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Identification

Category: Plausible. Despite being considerably longer than other rows in Argll and Isles, no substantiated doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretion of this row.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Canmore

 

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