Tag Archives: Picts

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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Fenton Hill, Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3044 5040 Also Known as: Airlie II Canmore ID 32376 Archaeology & History One in a cluster of at least seven souterrains that could once be found to the east of Alyth, this was first described … 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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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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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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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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