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Come’s Well, Kirkton in Menmuir, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference — NO 5302 6479 Also Known as: St. Colman’s Well Getting Here Park up at the Menmuir Village Hall, walk west along the road and after crossing the burn, turn north into the field, following the … Continue reading

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White Caterthun Carving, Menmuir, Angus

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 54671 66022 Also Known as: Canmore ID 35007 Getting Here Many ways here, but from the nearest town of Brechin, take the minor north road out of town (not the B966) to Little Brechin, heading … Continue reading

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Brae of Airlie, Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3102 5187 Also Known as: Airlie IV (Wainwright) Canmore ID 32383 Archaeology & History One of a number of souterrains that existed hereby, remains of which may still exist beneath the ground.  It was … Continue reading

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Barns of Airlie (2), Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3052 5152 Also Known as: Airlie III (Wainwright 1963) Canmore ID 32385 Archaeology & History There are no remains left of this old ‘weem’, earth-house, or souterrain as they are now commonly known.  It was … Continue reading

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St. Ouret’s Well, Brechin, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 5869 5904 Getting Here Travel north towards Brechin on the B9134, and cross the River South Esk at Stannochy Bridge.  Immediately after crossing the bridge, go through the double tubular steel gates to … Continue reading

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St. Murdoch’s Well, Brechin, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 5840 5682 Also Known as: Canmore ID 34760 Getting Here The well is situated at the roadside on a grassed area at West Drum Cottages, to the east of the minor road from … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Balmossie Den, Broughty Ferry, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 47217 32714 Also Known as: Cat Craig Well Cauld Water Wellie Wishing Well Archaeology & History This little-known site is thought to be the ‘Well’ that is still marked on modern OS-maps at … Continue reading

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Formal, Bridge of Craigisla, Lintrathen, Angus

Standing Stone (fallen):  OS Grid Reference – NO 25618 54024 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31046 Getting Here From Alyth village, take the B954 road north for several miles.  At the sharp bend of the road when you’ve crossed the Bridge … Continue reading

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Witches Stone, Kirkton of Auchterhouse, Angus

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NO 345 392 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31908 Greenfield Knowe Greenford Knowe Sidlaw Hospital Spittal Stones Archaeology & History We have no precise location for this carving, nor several of its petroglyphic relatives … Continue reading

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West Mains (02), Turin Hill, Aberlemno, Angus

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 5214 5369 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re looking for the Doo’cot Woods carving; but, in the field that you have to cross before entering the trees, about 50 yards … Continue reading

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