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Town Cross, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – NS 88559 92686 Also Known as: Burgh Cross Canmore ID 47169 Market Cross Mercat Cross Getting Here Get into the small town of Alloa, where the buses stand at Shillinghill.  From here walk southwest down … Continue reading

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Bell Stane, Queensferry, Midlothian

Legendary Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 1292 7840 Archaeology & History An intriguing site that needs adding to the Northern Antiquarian due to the foraging research of the Edinburgh historian Stuart Harris (1996).  Although the Bell Stane has … Continue reading

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Mercat Cross, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – NS 91109 91890 Also Known as: Burgh Cross Canmore ID 48318 Clackmannan Cross Market Cross Getting Here Take the A907 road between Alloa and Kincardine, and up the B910 into Clackmannan.  To get into the village, … Continue reading

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Market Cross, Kincardine, Fife

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – NS 93120 87515 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48126 Mercat Cross Getting Here Dead easy to find. Get into the centre of the lovely little town centre of Kincardine, down High Street, and there upon … Continue reading

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Acrehowe Cross, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Cross (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 143 406 Also Known as: Rerehowe Cross Archaeology & History Once found on the other side of the road from the prehistoric circle of Acrehowe Hill, this old cross was destroyed sometime in … Continue reading

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Bel Stane, Causewayhead, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 805 958 Archaeology & History Nearly a hundred years ago Christina Buchan told the local writer Donald Morris (1935) about this seemingly forgotten and lost megalithic site.  The narrative she gave told: … Continue reading

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Pathfoot Stone, Airthrey, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 80604 96871 Also Known as: Airthrey Castle West Canmore ID 47166 Getting Here Not too troublesome to locate really… It’s at the top-end of the University, just above the side of the small Hermitage … Continue reading

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Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SJ 84857 45979 Archaeology & History The old town’s Market Cross can be seen outside the north end of the Guildhall, but originally it was opposite the Ironmarket up the High Street.  It was first built … Continue reading

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Market Cross, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Cross: OS Grid Reference – SE 06042 41002 Getting Here Dead easy this one!  Go along North Street in Keighley, towards the main church in the middle of town (a St. Andrew’s church, previously St. Pete), by the once-infamous Lord … Continue reading

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