Category Archives: Lothian, West

Gormyre, Torphichen, West Lothian

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9836 7315 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47916 Archaeology & History A couple of fields east of one of Torphichen’s Refuge Stones (a prehistoric thing by the look of it!), another standing stone could … Continue reading

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Cairnpapple Carvings, Torpichen, West Lothian

Cup-Marked Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NS 98717 71739 Archaeology & History A profile of two seemingly trivial cup-marked stones is called for, out of memory for the carvings and also because they are now hidden in some vault somewhere, … Continue reading

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Gala Braes (1), Bathgate, West Lothian

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 98818 69839 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47758 Getting Here Various ways to get here: from Bathgate either take the Drumcross Road eastwards and up, or north up the Puir Wife’s Brae till … Continue reading

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Standing Stone, Linlithgow, West Lothian

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 99 77 Archaeology & History Not included in the Canmore listings, nor that of the Scottish Royal Commission (1929), this lost standing stone once stood somewhere in Linlithgow town itself.  It was referred … Continue reading

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