Black and white photograph of the Ringing Stone found with a small photograph album titled ‘Tiree 1925’.

The Ringing Stone, Balephetrish, found with a small photograph album titled ‘Tiree 1925’ thought to come originally from Silversands.


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Other Number: X2

The Ringing Stone in 1925

There are various theories about the purpose of the cup-shaped hollows on the Ringing Stone, but it may be that they were simply for grinding bait for fishing. There is a perfect natural harbour nearby, and one can imagine fishermen standing in a circle around the stone preparing bait before setting off together in their small boats.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – X
Current Location: normal location

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