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Old Wife’s Stone, Batley, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone? (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 2428 2329 Archaeology & History My first hint at the existence of this once valuable archaeological relic came as a result of me seeking out the history and folklore of some hitherto … Continue reading

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Balgair Muir Woods, Balfron, Stirlingshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 58763 90113  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the B822 Fintry to Kippen road and just over 2 miles (3.3km) north of Kippen, take the small country lane on your left. Parking is truly … Continue reading

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Fiscary (4), Farr, Sutherland

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 72858 62620 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6437 Getting Here A mile east of Bettyhill on the A836 road, watch for the large piles of rocks up on the hill on your left (north).  Turn … Continue reading

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Gray Stone, Dunning, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 02182 11809 Also Known as: Big Stane Canmore ID 26681 Grey Stone Maormar‘s Stone Getting Here Take the B934 road south, uphill, out of Dunning, for 2.1 miles (3.4km), past Kippen, past Pitmeadow and … Continue reading

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Allt a’ Choire Chireinich (04), Ben Lawers, Kenmore, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 65306 39560 Also Known as: Canmore ID 238575 Getting Here Along the A827 road between Killin and Kenmore, park-up at the Tombreck entrance and cross the road, taking the long track which eventually zigzags … Continue reading

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Fiscary (1), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73102 62629 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6445 Carn Chaoile SUT 29 (Henshall) Getting Here A mile east of Bettyhill on the A836 road, watch for the large piles of rocks up on the … Continue reading

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Fiscary (2), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73112 62604 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6445 Carn Chaoile Getting Here A mile east of Bettyhill along the A836 road, watch out for the large piles of rocks up on the hill on … Continue reading

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Fiscary (3), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73222 62484 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6446 Pict’s House Getting Here Along the A836 road from Bettyhill to Thurso, a mile east of the village keep your eyes peeled to your left (or … Continue reading

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Long Skelpick, Strath Naver, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn: OS Grid Reference – NC 72245 56745 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6276 Skelpick Burn Skelpick Long Getting Here From the delightful village of Bettyhill, take the A836 road west. A mile out, just as the tiny road bridge … Continue reading

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Cromlix Lodge, Dunblane, Perthshire

Long Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 7617 0671 Also Known as: Bracklin Burn Canmore ID 73465 Getting Here Take the B8033 north out of Dunblane and, immediately out the other side of Kinbuck, as you cross the river, take the … Continue reading

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