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Castlehill Wood, St Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NS 75074 90902 Also Known as:  Canmore ID 46233 Castlehill Wood Getting Here Take the Gateside Road from St Ninians or Polmaise Road out of Torbrex across the M9, heading out west onto the southern moors of … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed?): OS Grid Reference – NS 7787 9252? Archaeology & History A small but ancient chapel once existed in Cambusbarron, long ago, located about one hundred yards east of the Chapel or Christ’s Well.  William Drysdale (1904) told that, … Continue reading

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Druim Mor, Callander, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 63542 09721  –  NEW FIND Getting Here Along the A84 Callander road, just going out on the east side of town, take the signposted road up and up and towards the car-park for … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (28), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5619 0197 Also Known as: Canmore ID 78348 Menteith 20 (van Hoek) Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the Nether Glenny cairn (about 1 mile west of where the B8034 meets the … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (42), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5643 0229 Also Known as: Canmore ID 87397 Getting Here The easiest way to see this is to reach the Nether Glenny 2 Cairn, looking north to the slope a coupla hundred yards away, … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (35), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 56425 02099 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24041 Menteith 26 Nether Glenny 19 Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the nearby Nether Glenny 2 cairn. Once here, walk less than … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (37), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 56322 02162 Getting Here About 1 mile west of where the B8034 meets the A81, between the Port of Menteith and Aberfoyle, a small road on the right (north) at Portend takes you … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 7932 9454  Also Known as: Whiskey Well Whusky Well Archaeology & History Once found beneath the northern foot of Gowan Hill, below the old hillfort and close to Stirling’s famous castle, the … Continue reading

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Chapel Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7781 9251 Also Known as: Bruce’s Well Canmore ID 46248 Christ’s Well Getting Here Along the Main Street in Cambusbarron, walk down Mill Hill for a hundred yards or so, to The Brae.  Just … Continue reading

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Caravan Park, Blair Drummond, Stirlingshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7253 9906 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46065 Old Farm Getting Here Along the A84 Stirling-Doune road, watch out for the minor Cuthill Brae road to the caravan park. Go up and into Blair Drummond … Continue reading

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