Category Archives: Argyll & Bute

Salachary Stones, Kilmartin, Argyll

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8405 0403 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22831 Getting Here Roughly halfway between the staggering standing stone at Kintraw and the farmhouse of Salachary a coupla miles east along the A816 road to Kilmartin, … Continue reading

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Footprint Stone, Dunadd, Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll

Petroglyph:  OS Grid Reference – NR 83668 93579 Also Known as: Canmore ID 212008 Getting Here From Lochgilphead, take the A816 road north for several miles (towards the megalithic paradise of Kilmartin), keeping your eyes peeled for the road-signs saying “Dunadd.”  Turn … Continue reading

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Dunadd Basin, Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NR 83667 93576 Also Known as: Canmore ID 212008 Dunadd 2a (Morris) Getting Here From Lochgilphead, take the A816 road north for several miles (towards the megalithic paradise of Kilmartin), keeping your eyes peeled for the … Continue reading

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Dunadd House, Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NR 83865 93619 Also Known as: AR27 (Ruggles 1984) Canmore ID 39592 Getting Here From Lochgilphead, take the A816 road north for several miles (towards the megalithic paradise of Kilmartin), keeping your eyes peeled for the … Continue reading

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Glen Shurig, Kilbride, Arran

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NR 99 36 Also Known as: Canmore ID 39685 Archaeology & History Along the B880 glen road that cuts Arran roughly in half, known as The String, could once be seen a stone … Continue reading

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Fingal’s Cauldron Seat, Machrie Moor, Kilmory, Arran

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NR 90878 32353 Also Known as: Canmore ID 39705 Machrie Moor 5 Moss Farm Stone Circle Suidhe Coire Fhionn Tormore Stones Getting Here By whichever way you come (be it from Brodick on the … 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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Arnabost, Coll, Argyll

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 2096 6003 Archaeology & History In Betty MacDougall’s (1966) short work on this history of the island she describes the finding and subsequent destruction of these fascinating underground prehistoric ‘houses’ (as some have … Continue reading

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Sithean Mor, Shian, Iona

Cairn Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 2721 2371 Also Known as: Angel Hill Cnoc nar-aimgeal Sithean More Archaeology & History There have long been rumours of stone circles on the druid’s isle of Iona, but many are dismissed … Continue reading

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Dun Toiseach, Ford, Kilmartin, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 880 047 Getting Here You can see the rocky hillock ‘pon which this old dun sits from the roadside – and can approach it by either climbing up the slope, or go round t’ … Continue reading

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