Rock Art Database

DRUIM MOR 22

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Canmore ID 368471 SCRAP ID 3054
Location OS Grid Ref: NH 57773 66088 Team Not in team
Existing Classifications None.
Date Fieldwork Started 20/08/2017 Date Fieldwork Completed
New Panel? Yes  

Section A. CORE INFORMATION

A1. Identifiers

Panel Name DRUIM MOR Number 22
Other names Drumore DS22
HER/SMR SM Number Other
Classifications And Periods
Classification 1 Cup Marked Stone Period 1 Neol/bronze Age
County
ROSS AND CROMARTY

A2. Grid Reference(original find site)

OS NGR
New OS NGR NH 57773 66088
Lat/Long 57.66214 -4.38564
Obtained By: Mobile Phone

A3. Current Location & Provenance

Located
  • At original location
Accession no. Not given

Section B. CONTEXT

B1. Landscape Context

Weather Cloudy
Position in landscape Hillside
Topography(terrain within about 500m of panel.) Sloping
Aspect of slope (if on sloping terrain e.g. S, SE etc.) SE

B2. Current land use & vegetation

  • Rough Grazing

B3. Forestry

  • No selection

B4. Archaeological Features within 200m / or visible from the panel

  • Other rock art
  • Field System
  • Burial Mound/Cairn
  • Enclosure

B5. Location Notes

The panel is situates in rough grazing near top of SE facing slope, with extensive views of Swordale, Cromarty Firth and Black Isle. It is one of a group of 23 panels in a scheduled area SM4945, the outline of which used to be fenced and is still visible.

Section C. PANEL

C1. Panel Type

In the landscape Boulder/Slab

C2. Panel Dimensions, Slope & Orientation

Dimensions of panel (m to one decimal place)
Length (longer axis) 1.6 Width 1.3
Height (max) 3 Height (min) 0
Approximate slope of carved surface
10 degrees degrees
Orientation (Aspect e.g. NW)
Rock Surface S Carved Surface E Carved Surface

C3. Rock Surface

Surface Compactness Hard Grain Size Very Coarse Visible Anomalies No selection Rock Type Schist

C4. Surface Features

  • Fissures/cracks
  • Rough surface
  • Smooth Surface

C5. Panel Notes

This is a roughly rectangular boulder about 165 x 135 cm with maximum height 28 cm. The cup marked surface dips 10 degrees E. There are 6 cups just above the break of slope, the largest 45 mm diameter and 15 mm deep and the smallest 20 mm diameter and 3 mm deep.

C6. Probability

The probability that there is any rock art on the panel is Definite

Comments

Some of the smaller cups may be natural.

C7. MOTIFS

Cupmark
cupmark_1
6

Visible Tool Marks? No

Visible Peck Marks? No

Section D. ACCESS, AWARENESS & RISK

D1. Access

  • Right to Roam access.
  • Panel is on Private land.

D2. Awareness

  • Panel was known before the project.
  • This panel is known to others in the local community.
There are stories or folk traditions associated with this panel No

D3. Risk

Natural
  • No selection
Animal
  • There are sheep near the rock.
Human
  • No selection
Comments and other potential threats

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