View from the north (Scale 1m).
|Scotland||Caithness||Northern Scotland||ND 31521 41209|
|Lat 58.35408547 Long -3.17180061|
Simplified plan of Watenan Farm stone row. Recumbent stones shown green. (Source: Survey by Alexander Thom reproduced by Freer, I.R. and Myatt, L.J. ).
|Type: Multiple||Length: 57m|
|No. of stones: 52||Size of stones: Small and medium|
|Orientation: 22.5°||Altitude: 102m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end:|
|Straight (Yes or No) :||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Chambered cairn, cairns and stone alignments|
|Notes: 8 rows|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
Category: Plausible. No substantiated doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
Looking south along the rows (Scale 1m).
Looking north along the rows (Scale 1m).
Car parking is available at ND 31885 40851. Follow the signposting to the Cairn O’Get. At ND 31523 40988 follow the track north to ND 31554 41170. The row is a short distance away from the track on your left.
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.
Freer, I.R. & Myatt, L.J., 1982, ‘The multiple stone rows of Caithness and Sutherland, 2. Their description, 1’, Caithness Field Club Bulletin, 3 (3), 58-63.