A fan-shaped multiple stone row measuring 31m long, including at least 37 small-sized stones arranged in at least 5 separate lines and situated on a gentle west facing slope within the valley of the River Naver. The row which was destroyed in 1982 was orientated north to south and stood in an area containing a number of prehistoric cairns, settlements and burnt mounds.
|Scotland||Sutherland||Northern Scotland||NC 72053 57476|
|Lat 58.48676756 Long-4.19634746|
Map showing the location of Dail Na Drochaide stone row.
Simplified plan of Dail Na Drochaide stone row. Black dots represent stones protruding above the surface and green dots stones found by prodding only. From a survey by L.J. Myatt available here.
|Type: Multiple||Length: 31m|
|No. of stones: 37||Size of stones: Small and medium|
|Orientation: 0°||Altitude: 29m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) :||Sea View: No|
|Context: Cairns, prehistoric settlement and burnt mounds|
|Notes: 5 rows. Most of the stones were buried and were located by prodding. Destroyed in 1982.|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
This stone row is of Type M10. Information on this form of stone row and other rows of this type is available here.
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. 224.
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FIRST PUBLISHED:- 13th February 2016
LAST UPDATED:- 27th March 2018