NG2536 : Magic rock?

taken 8 years ago, near to Ard Beag [hill or Mountain], Highland, Great Britain

Magic rock?
Magic rock?
This large rock, with cracks in it supporting growth of several plants, has almost certainly fallen from the inland cliff above it. But there is ample evidence (not clear in my photograph) that the rock has at one time been incorporated into the wall of a small stone building. Close by, a natural spring bubbles out of the ground. (See NG2536 : Magic well? ). In the background is a ruined stone-built animal pen and a small area of lazy beds (and a modern fence). My probably fanciful suggestion is that this rock and the nearby spring have been attributed with some magical powers - possibly associated with healing and agriculture - at some time in the past. The location is close to Idrigill Point.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2516 3674 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.2823N 6:34.1571W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2516 3672
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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