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Warlocks’ Tomb, Muckhart, Clackmannanshire

Tomb/s (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9928 9865 Archaeology & History A fascinating site that was described in Johnston & Tullis (2003) local history work on the parish of Muckhart. Amidst an area bedevilled with faerie, boggarts, ghosts and historical … 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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Castle Craig, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

‘Fort’ (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9116 9769 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48294 Archaeology & History This ancient fort could once be seen in the ancient woodlands on the western side of the Mill Glen, above the village, going … Continue reading

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Priest’s Well, Tullibody, Clackmannanshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 86069 95324 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47056 Getting Here Along the A907 Stirling to Alloa road, turn onto the B9096 through Tullibody, turning up Menstrie Road until, on your right, you reach … Continue reading

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Fairy Well, Logie, Stirlingshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8135 9804 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47123 Hielantman’s Well Highlandman’s Well Holy Well Getting Here From Stirling, take the A9 to Bridge of Allan, turning right at the roundabout along the A907 for … Continue reading

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Tillicoultry House Carving, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9240 9752 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48255 Archaeology & History A recent visit to try find this intricate carving—the only one of its kind in Clackmannanshire—proved unsuccessful, and so I add it … Continue reading

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Butter Well, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NN 9610 0018 Getting Here Take the long uphill road to Castle Campbell and park up at the top.  From here, bear to your right and walk up the footpath onto the hills.  A … Continue reading

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Four Stanes, Glendevon, Perthshire

Stone Circle (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – NN 95294 05196 Getting Here Take the A823 road up from Gleneagles to Glendevon and at the top of the long hill, where the road starts to level out and slightly drop, where … Continue reading

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St. Mungo’s Well, Gleneagles, Perthshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NN 9376 0719 Also Known as: Canmore ID 25905 Getting Here The best way here is to walk a mile to find it.  All the way up the road from Gleneagles Standing Stones to … Continue reading

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Bandrum, Saline, Fife

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NT 0348 9188 Also Known as: Canmore ID 49710 Getting Here Go east on the B913 through Saline for a mile till you reach Steelend.  Across the road from the houses there’s a dirt-track … Continue reading

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