Category Archives: Clackmannanshire

Warlocks’ Tomb, Muckhart, Clackmannanshire

Tomb/s (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9928 9865 Archaeology & History A fascinating site that was described in Johnston & Tullis (2003) local history work on the parish of Muckhart. Amidst an area bedevilled with faerie, boggarts, ghosts and historical … Continue reading

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Mineral Well, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 9855 9804 Also Known as: Dollar Chalybeate Spring Dollar Spa Vicar’s Bridge Spa Archaeology & History Somewhere hiding away above the north-side of the River Devon, just above the Vicar’s Bridge, a little-known healing … Continue reading

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Castle Craig, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

‘Fort’ (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9116 9769 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48294 Archaeology & History This ancient fort could once be seen in the ancient woodlands on the western side of the Mill Glen, above the village, going … Continue reading

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Mercat Cross, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – NS 91109 91890 Also Known as: Burgh Cross Canmore ID 48318 Clackmannan Cross Market Cross Getting Here Take the A907 road between Alloa and Kincardine, and up the B910 into Clackmannan.  To get into the village, … Continue reading

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Stone of Mannan, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

Legendary Stone:  OD Grid Reference – NS 91114 91891 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48321 Clackmannan Stone King Robert’s Stone Getting Here Take the A907 road between Alloa and Kincardine, and up the B910 into Clackmannan.  To get into the village, … Continue reading

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Priest’s Well, Tullibody, Clackmannanshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 86069 95324 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47056 Getting Here Along the A907 Stirling to Alloa road, turn onto the B9096 through Tullibody, turning up Menstrie Road until, on your right, you reach … Continue reading

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Tillicoultry House Carving, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9240 9752 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48255 Archaeology & History A recent visit to try find this intricate carving—the only one of its kind in Clackmannanshire—proved unsuccessful, and so I add it … Continue reading

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Butter Well, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NN 9610 0018 Getting Here Take the long uphill road to Castle Campbell and park up at the top.  From here, bear to your right and walk up the footpath onto the hills.  A … Continue reading

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Cairnpark, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference — NS 9618 9802 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48240 Archaeology & History The destruction of this site more than two hundred years ago almost beggars belief.  It isn’t merely the fact that the self-righteous … Continue reading

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Moir’s Well, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 96535 98711 Getting Here Go up the road alongside the Dollar Burn, turning right, up the steep hill as if heading to the Wizard’s Stone and the impressive Castleton monolith, a mile further … Continue reading

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