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Balkello, Tealing, Angus

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 36332 38305 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31871 The Standing Stone of Balkello Getting Here From the little village of Kirkton of Auchterhouse, take the winding road uphill east as if you’re heading to … Continue reading

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Tun Well, Eccleshill, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1822 3593 Also Known as: Tunny Well Archaeology & History First mentioned in local history accounts from 1618—as the Tunwells—it was highlighted on the first OS-map of Eccleshill in 1851.  Located on the aptly-named … Continue reading

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St. Clement’s Well, Westminster, London, Middlesex

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 3096 8106 Archaeology & History Close to the long-lost Strand Cross and long-lost Strand Maypole, in bygone centuries was also to be found a holy well of great repute, dedicated by early christians to … Continue reading

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Strand Maypole, Westminster, London, Middlesex

Maypole (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 3073 8092 Archaeology & History This huge traditional monument was once a sight to behold!  It stood close to where an ancient stone ‘cross’ once lived.  But—alas!, with the intrusion of the incoming christians … Continue reading

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Borgie Bridge Stone Row, Tongue, Sutherland

Stone Row: OS Grid Reference – NC 6613 5874 Also Known as: Allt Loch Tuirslighe Canmore ID 5745 Getting Here Take the A836 road between Bettyhill and Tongue and, roughly halfway between the two villages, a few hundred yards west of … Continue reading

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Balnabroich, Kirkmichael, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 09175 56752 Also Known as: Canmore ID 27267 Getting Here Take the A924 road north of Blairgowrie, between Pitlochry and Bridge of Cally and, about 4.6 miles (7.5km) along, roughly halfway between Ballintuim and … Continue reading

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Backstone Circle, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SE 12605 46130 Getting Here There are many routes to get here, but this is the one I usually take. From Cow & Calf Rocks, walk up the steep hillside onto the first moorland … Continue reading

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Rudston ‘D’ Cursus, East Yorkshire

Cursus: OS Grid Reference – TA 099 717 to TA 096 679 Archaeology & History To the north of Rudston village and its giant standing stone, running roughly parallel with the divinatory waters of the Gypsey Race river and passing … Continue reading

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Rudston ‘C’ Cursus, East Yorkshire

Cursus:  OS Grid Reference – TA 0914 6809 – TA 1014 6803 Archaeology & History Of the four giant linear cursus monuments that were laid out around the landscape that holds Britain’s largest standing stone—the Rudston monolith—this one, the Rudston ‘C’ … Continue reading

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Hill of Ballunie, Kettins, Perthshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 265 389 Also Known as: Canmore ID 30549 Archaeology & History There seems to be nothing left of the stone circle described in Andrew Jervise’s (1879) immense work which, sadly, only described … Continue reading

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