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Tillicoultry House Carving, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9240 9752 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48255 Archaeology & History A recent visit to try find this intricate carving—the only one of its kind in Clackmannanshire—proved unsuccessful, and so I add it … Continue reading

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Glen Cochill Cairnfield 1, Little Dunkeld, Perthshire

Cairns:  OS Grid Reference – NN 9035 4145  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the A826 road south out of Aberfeldy, uphill, till you reach the White Cairn or Carn Ban, then follow the dirt-track for 700 yards onto the … Continue reading

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Glen Cochill Circle (01), Little Dunkeld, Perthshire

Hut Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90324 41487 Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the impressive Carn Ban prehistoric tomb.  From here, walk along the winding track past the giant cairn onto the moors for about 350 … 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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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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Creich Manse, Brunton, Fife

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NO 31894 21041 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31819 Getting Here A variety of ways to get here, all depending on which directions you’re coming from, obviously! Simply get to the sleepy old hamlet … Continue reading

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Ring Stones Hill, Catlow, Nelson, Lancashire

Stone Circle (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – SD 892 367 Archaeology & History Set in good landscape with fine views in most directions, it seems that the only thing that remains of this site is a place-name on a map—but … Continue reading

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Ninewells, Caputh, Perthshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NO 0757 4360 Also Known as: Canmore ID 27115 Nine Wells Getting Here From Dunkeld, head out for a mile or so on the long and winding A923 road, taking your first road right … Continue reading

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Sheep Scar Circle, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 80519 66474 Also Known as: Borrins Top Getting Here From Settle, take the same direction as if you’re visiting the giant Apronful of Stones cairn.  Walk past it, keeping to the walling for … Continue reading

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Sheep Scar Cairn, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 80678 66436 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the Apronful of Stones giant cairn, above Giggleswick.  Walk past the giant cairn for a coupla hundred yards until you reach the … Continue reading

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