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Stone of Mannan, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

Legendary Stone:  OD Grid Reference – NS 91114 91891 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48321 Clackmannan Stone King Robert’s Stone Getting Here Take the A907 road between Alloa and Kincardine, and up the B910 into Clackmannan.  To get into the village, … Continue reading

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Robin Hood & Little John Stones, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Standing Stones (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – NZ 9171 0952 Also Known as: Robin Hood’s Pillars Archaeology & History References to these old standing stones are scarce—at least in archaeology books anyway.  Even the usually diligent masters of Burl (1993) … Continue reading

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Girdle Stane, Dunnichen, Angus

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 52808 49737 Also Known as: Canmore ID 34662 Dunnichen 1 Girdlestane The Girdle Stane of Dunnichen Girdle Stone Getting Here From The Square in Letham village, go north up Auldbar Road and out of … Continue reading

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Gray Stone, Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 28659 34229 Also Known as: Giant’s Stone Getting Here Originally located at SE 28449 34364, the site is now to be found halfway along Westfield Road, where it meets up with Hollis Place, … Continue reading

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Samson’s Stone, Crieff, Perthshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NN 82519 22021 Also Known as: Canmore ID 96866 Getting Here Tale the A85 road between Comrie and Crieff and, roughly halfway between the two towns, take the minor road south to Strowan (it’s easily … 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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Caisteal Nan Coin Dubh, Craobh Haven, Argyll

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8000 0763 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22744 Archaeology & History Up above the roadside leading down the gorgeous Craobh Haven road, we not only find remains of a previously unrecorded standing stone, but we see … Continue reading

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Samson Stone, Callander, Stirlingshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NN 604 078 Also Known as: Samson’s Putting Stone Getting Here Go west out of Callander on the A84 road and after a miles or so turn left at Kilmahog, down the A821.  After a few … Continue reading

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Beinn na Caillich, Broadford, Skye

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NG 6291 2377 Getting Here From Broadford town, head northwest outta town up the A87 for a mile, turning left and stopping by the electricity station just 100 yards along.  Follow the line of … Continue reading

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Beinn na Cailleach, Kylerhea, Skye

Sacred Mountain:  OS Grid Reference – NG 770 229 Also Known as: Beinn na Caillich Getting Here As you drive down the A87 road towards Broadford from the Kyle, just before Breakish there’s a small road on the left that … Continue reading

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