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Witch Hillock, Marykirk, Kincardineshire

Tumulus & (possible) Stone Circle: OS Grid Reference – NO 64400 67323 Also Known as: Canmore ID 36002 Inglismaldie Getting Here Travelling north on the Bridgemill to Fettercairn road, park at the layby just before the junction with the minor road (left) through the … Continue reading

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Greenland, Acharn, Kenmore, Perthshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NN 76785 42490 Also Known as: Acharn Falls Auchlaicha Canmore ID 25004 Queen’s Wood Remony Getting Here From Kenmore, take the minor road on the south-side of Loch Tay for 1½ miles (2.4km) until you reach … Continue reading

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Pear Tree Well, Kelvinside, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 56728 67797 Also Known as: Canmore ID 164370 Three Tree Well Archaeology & History The demise of this old healing spring of water occurred a few generations ago by the look of things.  Marked on … Continue reading

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Cratcliff East Enclosure, Harthill, Derbyshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SK 2259 6238 Getting Here Taking the roughly north-south road betwixt the village of Elton and the town of Youlgreave, rising up to see the great rock outcrop of Robin Hood’s Stride, park-up by the roadside … Continue reading

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Mask Stone, Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 56107 01712  –  NEW FIND Also Known as: Ballochraggan 12a Getting Here Take the same directions to locate the cup-and-ring stone of Ballochraggan 12.  There are several rocks adjacent.  The one immediately next … Continue reading

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Alva Church, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NS 88812 97235 Getting Here Go on the A91 through Alva, eastwards, and just before you go out of the town, note the small road on your left up to the graveyard.  As you … Continue reading

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Kerrycrusach, Bute, Argyll

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – NS 08878 61033 Also Known as: Canmore ID 40375 Scoulag Moor Getting Here Liz Sykes, Saul and I wandered up to see this lovely spot a few years ago, to be found perched upon the top … Continue reading

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Duncroisk 3, Glen Lochay, Killin, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 53447 35669 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24181 Duncroisk 5 (Canmore) Getting Here Two real ways to get here. Either (i) follow the directions to get to the Stag Cottage carvings of Duncroisk … Continue reading

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White Stone, Dunblane, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 8063 0420 Also Known as: Glenhead MacGregor Stone NN80SW 3 (Canmore) Whittieston Stone Getting Here If you’re not into the walk, get the bus running NE between Dunblane and Greenloaning — the A9 — getting off at … Continue reading

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Market Cross, Glastonbury, Somerset

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – ST 49875 38924 Also Known as: Glastonbury Cross Archaeology & History The present day Market Cross that stands in Glastonbury’s High Street, ornate though it may look, replaced a much earlier and more memorable monument.  … Continue reading

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