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Ardjachie Farm, Tain, Ross & Cromarty

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NH 746 845 Also Known as: Canmore ID 14736 Tain Museum Stone Getting Here No longer in its original position; the stone can now be found if you visit the Tain & District Museum, just … Continue reading

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High Banks (03), Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NX 709 489 Archaeology & History The drawing here is another by the legendary Fred Coles, previously unpublished until Maarten van Hoek (1990) brought it out of the dusty archives of the Stewartry … Continue reading

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High Banks (02), Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NX 709 489 Archaeology & History This impressive carving was found somewhere in the vicinity of the well-known High Banks (01) cup-and-ring menagerie, with its clustered mass of cups and multiple rings.  And … Continue reading

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Larkfield Moor, Inverkip, Renfrewshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 2295 7591 Also Known as: Canmore ID 41327 Archaeology & History When the moorland here was still free from the dodgy factory workings of Texas Instruments (UK) Ltd, a Mr F. Newall (1960) … Continue reading

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Loch Ardinning, Mugdock, Stirlingshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 56 77 Archaeology & History This site-profile is one for the explorers amongst you.  It was last reported by the rock art author Ronald Morris (1981) who himself looked several times for … Continue reading

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Witches Stone, Kirkton of Auchterhouse, Angus

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NO 345 392 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31908 Greenfield Knowe Greenford Knowe Sidlaw Hospital Spittal Stones Archaeology & History We have no precise location for this carving, nor several of its petroglyphic relatives … Continue reading

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West Mains (02), Turin Hill, Aberlemno, Angus

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 5214 5369 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re looking for the Doo’cot Woods carving; but, in the field that you have to cross before entering the trees, about 50 yards … 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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Girdle Stane, Dunnichen, Angus

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 52808 49737 Also Known as: Canmore ID 34662 Dunnichen 1 Girdlestane The Girdle Stane of Dunnichen Girdle Stone Getting Here From The Square in Letham village, go north up Auldbar Road and out of … Continue reading

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MacBeth’s Stone, Belmont, Meigle, Perthshire

Standing Stone / Cup Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 27997 43473 Also Known as: Canmore ID 30824 Siward’s Stone Witches’ Stone Getting Here From the centre of Meigle village, you need to go along the country lane southwest … Continue reading

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