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Hawksworth Moor Cairnfield (01), West Yorkshire

Cairns:  OS Grid Reference – SE 140 443 Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the Great Skirtful of Stones giant cairn on the boundary of Burley and Hawksworth.  Cross the wire fence on its southern-side and, … Continue reading

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Stanbury Hill North, Bingley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1097 4339 —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the directions as if you’re visiting the ornate petroglyphs known as the Lunar Stone and the Spotted Stone. Walk past them and down the slope, NW, as … Continue reading

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Witch Hillock, Marykirk, Kincardineshire

Tumulus & (possible) Stone Circle: OS Grid Reference – NO 64400 67323 Also Known as: Canmore ID 36002 Inglismaldie Getting Here Travelling north on the Bridgemill to Fettercairn road, park at the layby just before the junction with the minor road (left) through the … Continue reading

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Shawfield, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 6041 6297 Also Known as: Canmore ID 45108 Archaeology & History Close to the ancient boundary of north Lanarkshire—if not actually on it—and looking down on the River Clyde, was once a prehistoric burial mound, … 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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Ruston Beacon, Ruston Parva, East Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TA 0584 6128 Archaeology & History A fallen tumulus that once marked the southwestern side of the village boundary line, and was once adjacent to the prehistoric Green Dikes earthworks that once passed here.  … Continue reading

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Baile Mhargaite Cist (01), Bettyhill, Sutherland

Cist:  OS Grid Reference – NC 69908 61102 Getting Here Get yourself to the Baile Mhargaite Enclosure 1 and walk less than 150 yards southeast.  Keep your eyes keenly peeled on the ground as you can easily miss this one! … Continue reading

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Cromlix Lodge, Dunblane, Perthshire

Long Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 7617 0671 Also Known as: Bracklin Burn Canmore ID 73465 Getting Here Take the B8033 north out of Dunblane and, immediately out the other side of Kinbuck, as you cross the river, take the … Continue reading

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Judge’s Cairn, Dunblane, Perthshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 73944 05618 Also Known as: The Big Cairn Canmore ID 24661 Dalbrack Getting Here Along the A820 road between Dunblane and Doune, from the Dunblane-side, take the very first minor road on your right a … Continue reading

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Glenshervie Burn, Glen Almond, Perthshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 82614 32996 Also Known as: Canmore ID 25565 River Almond Getting Here Take the dirt-track, off-road, up to the start of Glen Almond, for more than 4 miles — past the curious Conichan … Continue reading

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