Canmore Site 24325: BRAES OF DOUNE - KILMADOCK - HAMMER(S) (STONE)
|Site Name||BRAES OF DOUNE|
|Site Number||NN60NE 6|
|Broad Class||TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT|
|Site Type(s)||HAMMER(S) (STONE)|
|NGR||NN 699 057|
|NGR accuracy||NGR given to the nearest 100m|
NN60NE 6 699 057. Three stones with hollowed cups, found on the Braes of Doune, from A Winter's collection, are in the Smith Insitutute Museum. One of these (Acc. No.1579) 4 3/4"x 4" x 1 3/4", is party perforated with a pecked hollow on each side. Another (Acc. No.1580), 2 3/4" x2" x 3/4", has pecked hollows on each side, while the third (Accession no.1581), 3 1/4" x 2&3/4" x 1&3/4", has a pecked hollow on one side only. Smith Institute Catalogue 1934. A Winter is now dead and an accurate find spot for the stones could not be ascertained. The stones are in the Smith Insitutute Museum and are listed as stone hammers (information from Mr J K Thomson, Curator, Smith Institute Museum, Stirling). Visited by OS (RD) 1 November 1968.