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|
Simplified plan of Fail 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.
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.