Early curling stones or channel stanes

Called channels stanes because they were found in hte channel or bed of streams, they are water worn boulders.  Their owners have improved on nature by smoothing the playing surface and fixing on iron handles.
Object no :
Curling_9
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
(left) circ. 650mm, weight 7kg (15 lb); (centre) circ. 455mm, weight 3.5kg (7.7 lb) (right) circ. 575mm, weight 5.5kg (12 lb)
Materials :
(left) conglomerate rock, iron, lead; (centre) igneous rock, iron; (right) igneous rock, iron
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
DUMFM:0197.1127=1129
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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