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Tods Stone, Monifieth, Angus

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 486 339? Archaeology & History The only reference I can find about this site is in A.J. Warden’s (1880) massive survey of the county of Angus—previously called ‘Forfarshire’—where, in his discussion of … Continue reading

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Balkello, Tealing, Angus

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 36332 38305 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31871 The Standing Stone of Balkello Getting Here From the little village of Kirkton of Auchterhouse, take the winding road uphill east as if you’re heading to … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Balmossie Den, Broughty Ferry, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 47217 32714 Also Known as: Cat Craig Well Cauld Water Wellie Wishing Well Archaeology & History This little-known site is thought to be the ‘Well’ that is still marked on modern OS-maps at … Continue reading

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Witches Stone, Kirkton of Auchterhouse, Angus

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NO 345 392 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31908 Greenfield Knowe Greenford Knowe Sidlaw Hospital Spittal Stones Archaeology & History We have no precise location for this carving, nor several of its petroglyphic relatives … Continue reading

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Templelands, Auchterhouse, Angus

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 355 360 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31855 Archaeology & History In Mason Inglis’ (1888) fascinating history of the village of Auchterhouse, he describes a number of prehistoric antiquarian remains—some destroyed, others still … Continue reading

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