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Holy Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed?): OS Grid Reference – NS 7787 9252? Archaeology & History A small but ancient chapel once existed in Cambusbarron, long ago, located about one hundred yards east of the Chapel or Christ’s Well.  William Drysdale (1904) told that, … Continue reading

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Chapel Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7781 9251 Also Known as: Bruce’s Well Canmore ID 46248 Christ’s Well Getting Here Along the Main Street in Cambusbarron, walk down Mill Hill for a hundred yards or so, to The Brae.  Just … Continue reading

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Boiling Springs, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Healing Wells (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 77 91 Archaeology & History The old line drawing here is all that remains of a pair of healing wells that once bubbled up within their ancient stone well-houses, close to each … Continue reading

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St. Corbet’s Well, Touch, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 738 925 Archaeology & History This little-known holy well on the northeastern edges of the Touch Hills is another part of our ancient heritage that may well have been lost.  All that now … Continue reading

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Sauchie, St. Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Cairn (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NS 77 88 Archaeology & History An impressive prehistoric cairn of some considerable size was in evidence on the lands of Old Sauchie, near Sauchie farmhouse, until the Industrial Age brought an end to … Continue reading

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West Lodge, Touch, Cambusbarron, Stirling

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7501 9315 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46240 Getting Here Go west outta Stirling along the Cambusbarron road and along the Main Street until it meets up with Touch Road.  Go along here for … Continue reading

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Wallstale, Cambusbarron, Stirling

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7744 9085 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46232 Getting Here To be found on the wooded hill about 160 yards north of Wallstale Farm, on the Polmaise Road on the western side of the … Continue reading

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Douglas Terrace, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 782 929 Archaeology & History At the bottom of the ridge from the (supposedly) singular King’s Park cup-and-ring stone,” in a sand-pit adjoining Douglas Terrace,” we could once find the remains of a … Continue reading

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Birkhill House, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Cairns (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 780 926 Archaeology & History In times past, there were at least two prehistoric tombs in land either side of old Birkhill House, now covered by the M9 motorway.  The Scottish Royal Commission … Continue reading

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Coneypark Nursery, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Cairns (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 783 926 Archaeology & History At least two old tombs that could once be seen here are long-gone by all accounts.  They could be found 200 yards south of the remaining King’s Park … Continue reading

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