Staredam

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Site Type CROSS INCISED STONE, STANDING STONE(S)
Canmore ID 26994
Site Number NO03NW 2
NGR NO 0499 3828
Council PERTH AND KINROSS
Parish AUCHTERGAVEN
Former Region TAYSIDE
Former District PERTH AND KINROSS
Former County PERTHSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NO03NW 2 0499 3828

(NO 0499 3828) Standing Stones (NR)
OS 6" map (1901)

Two stones at Staredam, standing about 12' apart, with no indications that they ever formed part of a circle. The more westerly has an incised cross, 11" x 8".
F R Coles 1908.

These two stones are orientated NE-SW, with their centres 5.5m apart. The NE stone, with the cross, is 1.4m high x 1.2m wide x 0.4m thick; the other is 1.3m high x 1.4m wide x 0.7m thick.
Visited by OS (WDJ), 13 March 1969.

As described in previous field report.
Surveyed at 1:10,000.
Visited by OS (BS), 7 October 1975.

No change to previous field reports.
Visited by OS (JRL), 16 March 1979.

4 August 1942
 FIELD VISIT

Project Emergency Surveys

Notes This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.
Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.



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Books and References

Coles, F R (1908) 'Report on stone circles surveyed in Perthshire - North Eastern section; with measured plans and drawings (obtained under the Gunning Fellowship)', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, vol.42
Page(s): 153-4 fig.53

RCAHMS (1942-3) Emergency Survey of archaeological monuments in military training areas. 2v. Typescripts
Page(s): Perth 6 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.SUR

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