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Ringstone, Torrisdale Bay, Farr, Sutherland

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NC 69128 61741 Getting Here Along the A836 road between Tongue and Bettyhill, turn down towards Skerray at Borgie Bridge for 1.8 miles (2.87km) until you reach the little information sign at the roadside. Walk … Continue reading

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Leckie Broch Carving (02), Gargunnock, Stirlingshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 6926 9399 Getting Here Take the A811 road between Stirling and Kippen and go up into Gargunnock, From the village centre, go along the Leckie Road (not the Main Street!) for half-a-mile, then turn … Continue reading

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Kirk Stones, Morton Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 089 448 Archaeology & History A place-name that is still recognised on modern Ordnance Survey maps, even though the original site giving rise to it was all but destroyed some one hundred-and-fifty … 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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Heatheryhaugh, Bendochy, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 19639 51153 Also Known as: Canmore ID 29141 Mains of Creuchie Getting Here Take the A93 road north out of Blairgowrie for 5 miles or so to the Bridge of Cally, making sure … Continue reading

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Ballochraggan 05, Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 56044 01549 Also Known as: Ballochraggan 42 (Brouwer) Canmore ID 78355 Menteith 5 (van Hoek) Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the Ballochraggan 12 carving, or nearby standing stone.  … Continue reading

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Split Stone, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone: OS Grid Reference – NS 81116 99311 Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re gonna find the Pendreich Moor cairn up the hills behind and north of Stirling University (there are 2 very close to each … Continue reading

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Corrycharmaig East 04, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5310 3582  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re going to the Corrycharmaig East 3 carving.  Walk off the rocky outcrop here, below the tree, and head diagonally across … Continue reading

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Corrycharmaig East 02, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Cup-&-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5294 3588  — NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here Follow the directions as if you’re visiting the other Corrycharmaig carvings, but as you cross the bridge over the River Lochay, turn immediately left and follow … Continue reading

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Corrycharmaig East 03, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 53056 35877 — NEW FIND Getting Here Follow the directions from Killin, down Glen Lochay, as if you’re going to the other Corrycharmaig carvings; but as you cross the bridge over the River … Continue reading

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