Sketch by W. A. Donnelly (dated 1895) of the Cup & Ring marks on the Cochno Stone, West Dunbartonshire. Published by John Bruce in 1896 image via The Urban Prehistorian
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Further Thoughts on Stone Basins in Argyll
“stone basins occur in many forms and likely had different functions. “
In the process of locating and exploring a number of deserted settlements in Mid Argyll, we have come upon several unusual rock basins at three sites and seen some in other situations.
Rock Art….or Rock Carvings?
Head north on coast road, through Wick to John O’Groats, which is lovely in the sunshine.
we crossed the road to the churchyard, and found a cup and ring carved on the back of a 19th century head-stone there!
Then to Barnluasgan Loch and walk to Bellanoch viewpoint for stunning views of Moine Mhor and surroundings.
Over the hills and far away along forestry tracks – many ‘thrushes anvils’ along the way – reaching Ormaig with view of Loch Craignish beyond.