A probable fan-shaped multiple stone row measuring 22.5m long, including at least 52 small-sized stones arranged in at least 8 separate lines and situated on a south facing slope within a saddle with restricted sea views to the north. The row which was destroyed around 1994 was orientated north west to south east pointed towards a possible nearby cairn and stood in an area containing a number of prehistoric settlements.


Scotland Caithness Northern Scotland NC 97700 63400
Lat 58.54670885   Long-3.759353601

Map showing the location of Borlum stone row.


Type: Multiple Length: 25.5m
No. of stones: 52 Size of stones: Only small
Orientation: 138° Altitude: 68m
Upper end: Cairn Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: Yes
Context:  Prehistoric settlement
Notes: 8 rows. Destroyed.

Other Information

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

Online Resources 

Canmore     Historic Environment Record

Other References

Myatt, L.J., 1994, Borlum (Reay parish) In Discovery and Excavation, pg 33.


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FIRST PUBLISHED:- 13th February 2016

LAST UPDATED:- 27th March 2018

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