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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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Long Man’s Grave, Abernyte, Perthshire

Tomb:  OS Grid Reference – NO 2218 3153 Also Known as: Canmore ID 30663 Hoolmyre The Lang Man’s Grave MacBeth’s Grave Archaeology & History A little-known, but once important site in the mythic history of Scotland, this Long Man’s Grave … Continue reading

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Broadgate Farm, Strathblane, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 56929 79402 Also Known as: Canmore ID 44439 Getting Here From Strathblane, take the A891 road eastwards out of the village, past the standing stone in the churchyard and the row of houses … Continue reading

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Broadgate, Strathblane, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 5674 7938 Also Known as: Canmore ID 44453 Archaeology & History A once-impressive large prehistoric long cairn could be found close to the grid-reference given here, whose existence and destruction was recorded, … Continue reading

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Coilsfield, Tarbolton, Ayrshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 4469 2624 Also Known as: Canmore ID 42713 King Coil’s Grave Stone Old King Cole’s Stone (Morris 1981) Archaeology & History This fascinating and very ornate prehistoric carving was found on the … Continue reading

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Ossian’s Stone, Sma’ Glen, Fowlis Wester, Perthshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 89532 30595 Also Known as: Cairn Ossian Canmore ID 25554 Clach-na-Ossian Clach Ossian Giant’s Grave Ossian’s Grave Soldier’s Grave Getting Here There are two ways into this glen by road. Whichever route you … Continue reading

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Shaman’s Lodge, Glen Cochill, Perthshire

Hut Circles:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90591 41247  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the giant Carn Ban prehistoric tomb. Follow the track past the tomb further onto the moorland until you reach a … Continue reading

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Carn Ban, Glen Cochill, Perthshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90728 41161 Also Known as: Canmore ID 26253 White Cairn Getting Here Take the A826 road south out of Aberfeldy, uphill – and uphill.  Several miles up, past the roadside Loch na Craige, and … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny 02, Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5644 0202 Also Known as: Canmore ID 87382 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the nearby Nether Glenny 1 cairn; but look into the field immediately north (through the gate … Continue reading

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