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Overlee, Clarkston, Renfrewshire

Souterrains & Settlement (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 577 572 Also Known as: Canmore ID 43802 Archaeology & History This was an astonishing-sounding place, little-known beyond the pages of specialist historians.  It has been described in modern terms as simply “subterranean structures”, … Continue reading

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Craigenfeoch, Johnstone, Renfrewshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 4361 6173 Also Known as: Canmore ID 43233 Craigton Woods Carving Getting Here Get yourselves to Johnstone or Elderslie (which just about fuse into each other) and off the B789 road, make your way … Continue reading

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Shawfield, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 6041 6297 Also Known as: Canmore ID 45108 Archaeology & History Close to the ancient boundary of north Lanarkshire—if not actually on it—and looking down on the River Clyde, was once a prehistoric burial mound, … Continue reading

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St. Mungo’s Well, Glasgow Cathedral, Lanarkshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 6025 6558 Archaeology & History Not to be confused with the sacred well of the same name found along Gallowgate a short distance to the south, this ancient well can no longer be … Continue reading

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Boydstone Road, Eastwood, Glasgow, Renfrewshire

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 540 607 Archaeology & History There is very little known of this once proud standing stone, said by one writer to have been about 12 feet long: six-feet of it in the … Continue reading

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