Tag Archives: Strathtay

Cupar Stone Circle, St. Martin’s, Perthshire

Stone Circle (ruins):  OS Grid Reference – NO 15958 31227 Also Known as: Canmore ID 28632 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the Witches Stone of St. Martin’s.  On the way up the long dirt-track, just where … Continue reading

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Aikenhead Farm, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

Cup-and Ring Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 143 430 Archaeology & History In John MacDonald’s History of Blairgowrie (1899), he describes a number of the prehistoric sites in the neighbourhood, including the cup-marked standing stone at nearby Glenballoch. … Continue reading

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Dunkeld Park, Dunkeld, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 01426 42994 Also Known as: Canmore ID 27205 Dunkeld House Pulney Lodge Getting Here Take the A923 road through Dunkeld and across the river, making sure that where the road veers sharply to … Continue reading

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Fortingall Churchyard, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 7417 4703 Also Known as: Canmore ID 25003 Getting Here Go into the Fortingall churchyard, turning left through the gates (walking across in front of the enclosed sacred yew tree), towards the dip … Continue reading

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Dull Cross, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – NN 80706 49135 Also Known as: Cross of Dull Getting Here From Aberfeldy, take the B846 road over the river bridge, past Weem, a couple of miles down the valley until you see the small … Continue reading

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Loch Glassy, Weem, Perthshire

Sacred Loch:  OS Grid Reference – NN 850528 Also Known as: Loch Glassie Folklore Here we have another case of another loch in Scotland that was said by local people to be inhabited by legendary water monsters.  In the tale … Continue reading

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Loch Derculich, Dull, Perthshire

Sacred Loch:  OS Grid Reference – NN 864 549 Folklore Although this upland loch is today renowned as a decent fishing spot (as it would have been in earlier centuries), the waters here were long known to be haunted and … Continue reading

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Clach na Sithean, Strathtay, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 895 531 Also Known as: Balendune Ballinduin Folklore This large cup-marked stone was known by local people as the Clach na Sithean, or the stone of the fairies.  Its smooth surface and well-cut … Continue reading

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Clach na Buidseach, Strathtay, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 916 541 Also Known as: The Witchcraft Stone Witches Stone Folklore In Mr Kennedy’s book (1927) on the folklore of Strathtay, he informed that this Witches Stone was examined and taken to Edinburgh … Continue reading

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