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Salachary Stones, Kilmartin, Argyll

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8405 0403 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22831 Getting Here Roughly halfway between the staggering standing stone at Kintraw and the farmhouse of Salachary a coupla miles east along the A816 road to Kilmartin, … Continue reading

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Footprint Stone, Dunadd, Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll

Petroglyph:  OS Grid Reference – NR 83668 93579 Also Known as: Canmore ID 212008 Getting Here From Lochgilphead, take the A816 road north for several miles (towards the megalithic paradise of Kilmartin), keeping your eyes peeled for the road-signs saying “Dunadd.”  Turn … Continue reading

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Dunadd Basin, Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NR 83667 93576 Also Known as: Canmore ID 212008 Dunadd 2a (Morris) Getting Here From Lochgilphead, take the A816 road north for several miles (towards the megalithic paradise of Kilmartin), keeping your eyes peeled for the … Continue reading

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Dunadd House, Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NR 83865 93619 Also Known as: AR27 (Ruggles 1984) Canmore ID 39592 Getting Here From Lochgilphead, take the A816 road north for several miles (towards the megalithic paradise of Kilmartin), keeping your eyes peeled for the … Continue reading

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Bàrr a’ Chuirn, Kilmartin, Argyll

Cairn:  OS Grid References – NR 8122 9782 Also Known as: Canmore ID 39465 Lady’s Seat Cairn Getting Here Many ways to get here, but you’ve gotta amble off-path through the woods to eventually find it — but it’s not difficult. From … Continue reading

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Dun Dubh, Ford, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8640 0479 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22821 Getting Here From Ford village, take the track that goes uphill (west) running near the edge of the forest-line. Keep going until you hit the top of … Continue reading

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Ford, Kilmartin, Argyll

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – NM 868 035 Getting Here Although I describe this site in association with the township of Kilmartin, it is in fact several miles north of there – but I reckoned that if I say it’s … Continue reading

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Dun Chonallaich, Ford, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8544 0366 Getting Here There’s two real ways to get up here: one from the Oban-Kilmartin roadside; the other from Ford village. I’d go for the latter as it avoids the traffic. Walk up the … Continue reading

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Creag a’ Chapuill, Ford, Kilmartin, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS grid reference – NM 855 024 Getting Here Dead easy!  From Kilmartin go north towards Oban and turn right a mile onwards, to Ford and Loch Awe.  Keep on the tiny road for about 2 miles and if … Continue reading

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