Category Archives: Duns

Castlehill Wood, St Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NS 75074 90902 Also Known as:  Canmore ID 46233 Castlehill Wood Getting Here Take the Gateside Road from St Ninians or Polmaise Road out of Torbrex across the M9, heading out west onto the southern moors of … Continue reading

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Caisteal Nan Coin Dubh, Craobh Haven, Argyll

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8000 0763 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22744 Archaeology & History Up above the roadside leading down the gorgeous Craobh Haven road, we not only find remains of a previously unrecorded standing stone, but we see … Continue reading

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Firbrush Point, Killin, Perthshire

Dun (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NN 603 337 Archaeology & History Not to be confused with the ‘fort’ shown on modern OS-maps on the wooded slopes a few hundred yards to the south, the denuded remains of this site … Continue reading

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Duncroisk, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Dun (lost): OS Grid Reference – NN 539 386 (approximation) Also Known as: Dun croisgh Lairig Breisleich Laraig Bhreislich Archaeology & History Although this site doesn’t appear in the modern records, the remote situation of the place suggests that some remains … Continue reading

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Caisteal Mhic Neill, Cashlie, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NN 49036 41779 Getting Here Truly remote, but easy to find once you’re nearing the western end of Glen Lyon. Going upstream, past Cashlie Dam, watch out for the well-preserved stone kiln on the left-hand … Continue reading

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