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Gilfeilzie Well, Alyth, Perthshire

Sacred Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 2675 5071 Also Known as: Well of Gilfeilzie Archaeology & History Long lost, this was a sacred well whose history has all but fallen away.  Were it not for the historian James … Continue reading

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Fenton Hill, Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3044 5040 Also Known as: Airlie II Canmore ID 32376 Archaeology & History One in a cluster of at least seven souterrains that could once be found to the east of Alyth, this was first described … Continue reading

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Shealwalls Enclosure, Alyth, Perthshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid reference – NO 23922 51484  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the B954 north out of the Alyth, up through the hills.  After just over 2 miles (3km), take the left turn up to Bamff.  Go along … Continue reading

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Borland, Blacklunans, Alyth, Perthshire

Standing Stone: OS Grid Reference – NO 15361 60677 Also Known as: Borland Stone Canmore ID 29401 Getting Here From Blairgowrie, take the A93 north road, ensuring that when you reach the Bridge of Cally after 5½ miles (9km), you take … Continue reading

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Heatheryhaugh, Bendochy, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 19639 51153 Also Known as: Canmore ID 29141 Mains of Creuchie Getting Here Take the A93 road north out of Blairgowrie for 5 miles or so to the Bridge of Cally, making sure … Continue reading

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Balloch, Alyth, Perthshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 2738 4885 Archaeology & History Unfortunately we can no longer see the large prehistoric tomb that was once visible in the fields here, close to the bottom corner of the field below the … Continue reading

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