A probable fan-shaped multiple stone row known from the 1872 Ordnance Survey Name Book and an account by G. Gunn which describes 60 stones aligned north to south at this location. The row stood in an area where broadly contemporary cairns, a chambered cairn and standing stone still survive.
|Scotland||Caithness||Northern Scotland||ND 00700 66000|
|Lat 58.57074489 Long -3.708972299|
Map showing the location of Upper Dounreay stone row.
|Type: Not known||Length: ?m|
|No. of stones: 60||Size of stones: Small and medium|
|Orientation: 0°||Altitude: 58m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) :||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Cairns, chambered cairn and standing stone|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
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. 222.
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FIRST PUBLISHED:- 13th February 2016
LAST UPDATED:- 27th March 2018