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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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Tullibody Stone Circle, Clackmannanshire

‘Stone Circle’ (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 86 95 Archaeology & History In Alex Wilson’s (1901) rare work he gives the only reference of what may have been a stone circle once found in the township of Tullibody.  On … Continue reading

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Woofa Bank (352), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13611 45616 Also Known as: Carving no.183 (Hedges) Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re gonna visit the Idol Stone carving.  From here, keep walking uphill until your reach the rocky … Continue reading

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Buried Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 138 452  –  NEW FIND Archaeology & History One of this regions many simple cup-marked stones, this example is another that is not in the archaeological records as it was rediscovered on March … Continue reading

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Witches’ Stone, Ratho, Midlothian

Cup-Marked Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 1273 6973 Also Known as: Canmore ID 50366 Witch’s Stone Archaeology & History This fascinating looking carving (in my personal Top 10 of all-time favourites cup-and-rings in the UK!) was unfortunately destroyed sometime … Continue reading

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