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Newton Bridge Enclosure, Fowlis Wester, Perthshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NN 8884 3155 Getting Here Venture along the A822 Crieff to Dunkeld road, turning down into the gorgeous Sma’ Glen.  Nearly 1 mile past Ossian’s Stone, just past where the road crosses the River Almond, walk along the track on your … 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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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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Baile Mhargaite Cist (01), Bettyhill, Sutherland

Cist:  OS Grid Reference – NC 69908 61102 Getting Here Get yourself to the Baile Mhargaite Enclosure 1 and walk less than 150 yards southeast.  Keep your eyes keenly peeled on the ground as you can easily miss this one! … Continue reading

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Baile Mhargaite Enclosure 1, Bettyhill, Sutherland

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NC 69843 61228 Also Known as: Bail Margait Margaret’s Town Getting Here Take the A836 road west out of Bettyhill, down the road and cross the river on the tiny bridge.  From here, go over … Continue reading

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Fiscary (3), Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 73222 62484 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6446 Pict’s House Getting Here Along the A836 road from Bettyhill to Thurso, a mile east of the village keep your eyes peeled to your left (or … Continue reading

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Baile Mhargaite, Bettyhill, Sutherland

Broch: OS Grid Reference – NC 69742 60973 Also Known as: Ca an Duin Canmore ID 5786 Invernaver Lochan Druim An Duin Sandy Dun Getting Here Take the A836 road west through Bettyhill and downhill, turning right and going over the … Continue reading

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Westerton, Aberlemno, Angus

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 53647 52098 Also Known as: Canmore ID 34906 Circle of Turin Fertility Stone Nether Turin UKIP Stone Wanker’s Stone Getting Here The easiest way to find this is by going along the B9113 … Continue reading

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Creich Manse, Brunton, Fife

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NO 31894 21041 Also Known as: Canmore ID 31819 Getting Here A variety of ways to get here, all depending on which directions you’re coming from, obviously! Simply get to the sleepy old hamlet … Continue reading

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Dwarf’s Tomb, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Tomb:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8848 9754 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47076 Getting Here From the main street through Alva, between the Co-op and the corner shop, go up the small road at the side of the Johnstone … Continue reading

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