Category Archives: Stirlingshire

Leckie Broch Carving (01), Gargunnock, Stirlingshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 69259 93985  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the A811 road between Stirling and Kippen and go up into Gargunnock, From the village centre, go along the Leckie Road (not the Main Street!) for … Continue reading

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Balgair Muir Woods, Balfron, Stirlingshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 58763 90113  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the B822 Fintry to Kippen road and just over 2 miles (3.3km) north of Kippen, take the small country lane on your left. Parking is truly … Continue reading

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Echo Stone, Mugdock, Stirlingshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NS 5493 7710 Also known as: Historic Environment Record Stirling 3745 Getting Here Enter Mugdock Country Park from the south-east entrance along Mugdock Road from Milngavie. The Stone is visible in rough grass from … Continue reading

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Garadh Ban Wood, Buchanan, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 45217 91907 Also Known as: Canmore ID 282019 Getting Here On the B837 between Balmaha and Drymen at the hamlet called Milton of Buchanan, at the little road junction where the houses are on … Continue reading

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St. Maha’s Well, Buchanan, Stirlingshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 4573 9180 Also Known as: Canmore ID 43475 Saintmaha Well Getting Here Bittova walk to reach this one.  From The Square in Drymen village, take the long Old Gartmore Road north for 1.4 miles … Continue reading

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Machar Stones, Fintry, Stirlingshire

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NS 65705 83932 Also Known as: Canmore ID 45311 Waterhead Stones Getting Here Of the 2 ways to reach here: one via the Crow Road, up to Waterhead Farm and then meandering through the forest—we … Continue reading

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Todholes, Fintry Hills, Stirlingshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 67761 87011 Also Known as: Canmore ID 45284 Getting Here Along the B818 road that runs between Fintry and Denny, get to the western end of the Loch Carron reservoir and park up at the … Continue reading

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Knockraich, Fintry, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 60889 87739 Also Known as: Canmore ID 45305 Knockcraich Getting Here From Fintry village take the B822 road towards Kippen.  Only half-a-mile (0.8km) along, take the track on your left to Knockraich Farm and … Continue reading

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Wife with the Bratty Plaid, Balfron, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 60027 91383 Getting Here Take the same route as if you’re visiting the small Carlin Stone (a few hundred yards further along): along the B822 road between Kippen and Fintry, stop at Balafark … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 7932 9454  Also Known as: Whiskey Well Whusky Well Archaeology & History Once found beneath the northern foot of Gowan Hill, below the old hillfort and close to Stirling’s famous castle, the … Continue reading

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