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High Banks (03), Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NX 709 489 Archaeology & History The drawing here is another by the legendary Fred Coles, previously unpublished until Maarten van Hoek (1990) brought it out of the dusty archives of the Stewartry … Continue reading

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High Banks (02), Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NX 709 489 Archaeology & History This impressive carving was found somewhere in the vicinity of the well-known High Banks (01) cup-and-ring menagerie, with its clustered mass of cups and multiple rings.  And … Continue reading

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Loupin Stanes, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NY 25706 96638 Also Known as: Canmore ID 67232 The Cote Hartmanor Loupin Stones Getting Here From the hamlet of Eskdalemuir, take the B709 road over the river bridge and keep going for about … Continue reading

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Skip Knowe, Newton, Dumfriesshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NY 1118 9443 Also Known as: Site no.66950 (Canmore ID) Skipknowe Getting Here From junction 16 on the A74(M) turn off an go up the B7076 road, roughly parallel with the motorway, for about … Continue reading

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