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Easter Nether Urquhart Circle, Gateside, Fife

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 18873 08865 Also known as: Canmore ID 27809 Getting Here Turn off the A91 at Gateside down Station Road, cross the old railway line, cross the fields to your left and the site … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Gateside, Fife

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – NO 18505 09169 Also Known as: Chapel Well Getting Here Travelling from Milnathort on the A91, in Gateside village, turn right down Old Town, and after the left bend in the road, park up. … Continue reading

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St Medan’s Well, Kirkton of Kingoldrum, Angus

Holy Well (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NO 33410 54961 Getting Here Travelling away from Kirriemuir towards the Braes of Angus on the B951, park outside the now disused Church of Scotland, and walk up the hill past the adjoining … Continue reading

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Maypole, Hemswell, Lincolnshire

Maypole: OS Grid Reference – SK 92954 90947 Also Known as: English Heritage ID: 196736 Getting Here In Hemswell Village at the junction of Church Street and Maypole Street. History & Archeaology According to a 2010 report in the Scunthorpe … Continue reading

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The Maypole, Alconbury, Huntingdonshire

Maypole (removed):  OS Reference Number – TL 18554 75972 Getting Here Maypole Square forms the junction of High Street, Church Way and Chapel Street in the centre of the village. Archaeology & History The Alconbury Maypole had passed out of living … Continue reading

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St. Medan’s Knowe, Kirkton of Airlie, Angus

Cairn:  OS Reference Number – NO 32021 52100 Also Known As: Battle Cairn Canmore 32360 Cantsmill St. Madden’s Knowe Getting Here At Kirkton of Airlie, park next to the church and walk north eastwards along the track, past the houses … Continue reading

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Witch Hillock, Marykirk, Kincardineshire

Tumulus & (possible) Stone Circle: OS Grid Reference – NO 64400 67323 Also Known as: Canmore ID 36002 Inglismaldie Getting Here Travelling north on the Bridgemill to Fettercairn road, park at the layby just before the junction with the minor road (left) through the … Continue reading

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St. Madden’s Well, Kirkton of Airlie, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 3179 5188 Also Known as: Canmore ID 32367 St. Madan’s Well  St. Medan’s Well Getting Here At Kirkton of Airlie, park next to the church and walk north eastwards along the track, past the houses … Continue reading

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The Maypole Tree, Little Paxton, Huntingdonshire

Maypole & Ritual Tree (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TL 18831 62757 Getting Here The road layout of the village has changed since the destruction of the Tree, but its approximate position was on the north side of the present High … Continue reading

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The Priest’s Garden, Auchtertyre, Tyndrum, Perthshire

Cup Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference –  NN 36129 28242 Getting Here Turn off the A82 at the SRUC Hill and Mountain Research Centre, between Tyndrum and Crianlarich, and follow the road to the Kirkton Farm buildings. Turn right along … Continue reading

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