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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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Giant’s Stone, Tweedsmuir, Peeblesshire

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NT 0953 2398 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48527 Menzion Farm Getting Here Take the long long A701 road betwixt Moffat and Penicuik, and in the middle, somewhere, keeps your eyes attentive to the … Continue reading

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Giant’s Grave, Tweedsmuir, Peeblesshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 0925 2410 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48535 Archaeology & History Marked on the 1865 OS-map as a “tumulus”, it was destroyed by some idiot in 1818 due to some basic lacking; but … Continue reading

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Giant’s Knowe, Culloch, Muthill, Perthshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NN 7848 1762 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24797 Crock-nafion Fingalian’s Knowe Archaeology & History Amidst the colourful and nurturing landscape close to the gigantic Dunruchan standing stones and just along the road from … Continue reading

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Little Skirtful Carvings, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stones: OS Grid Reference – SE 1382 4518 Also Known as: Carving nos. 391a, 391b, 391c, 391d Little Skirtful of Stones’ Carvings Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Little Skirtful of Stones giant prehistoric cairn. Once here, … Continue reading

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Caisteal Nan Coin Dubh, Craobh Haven, Argyll

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8000 0763 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22744 Archaeology & History Up above the roadside leading down the gorgeous Craobh Haven road, we not only find remains of a previously unrecorded standing stone, but we see … Continue reading

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Samson Stone, Callander, Stirlingshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NN 60399 07820 Also Known as: Samson’s Putting Stone Getting Here Go west out of Callander on the A84 road and after a miles or so turn left at Kilmahog, down the A821.  After a few … Continue reading

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Robin Hood’s Bed, Blackstone Edge, Lancashire

Legendary Rocks: OS Grid Reference – SD 97204 16356 Getting Here Follow the same directions to get to the Aiggin Stone.  Once here, go over the stile by the fence opposite towards the great geological ridge less than half-a-mile south.  … Continue reading

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Apronful of Stones, Bradfield, South Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SK 2448 9459 Archaeology & History This was another example of the many giant cairns that scatter the upland moors on the Pennines, but much of it has been destroyed, with some halfwits in recent … Continue reading

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Devil’s Dyke, Poynings, Sussex

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 260 111 Also Known as: Brighton Dyke Poor Man’s Wall  Getting Here Plenty of ways of approaching this huge fella!  Personally, I’d take it from the steep valley immediately east and north where the … Continue reading

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