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Clach Mhic Mhios, Glen Loth

Standing Stone / Menhir

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Clach Mhic Mhios, Glen Loth (Standing Stone / Menhir) by GLADMAN Sea mist advances up Glen Loth toward Clach Mhic Mhios at dusk. Legend has it that the stone was chucked here by a 1 month old baby giant - or giant baby, whichever you prefer - from Ben Uarie. Chucking its toys out of the pram, perhaps? Big style.

It's therefore to be expected that a stone with such a founding event appears to refrain from wandering down to the nearby river at nightfall to drink .... as, of course, all stones must do... but instead summons the water to it.
GLADMAN Image Credit: Robert Gladstone
Posted by GLADMAN
1st July 2014ce
Edited 27th August 2014ce
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Comments (6)

that's a bit magical thelonious Posted by thelonious
1st July 2014ce
Guess its easy to see how legends of wraiths and suchlike came to be.... just happened to be parked-up for the night above the stone. Superstitious. Me? GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
1st July 2014ce
That's pretty amazing. Missed these pics in the summer, looks like a wonderful place. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
25th January 2015ce
That is an excl place. Haven't been there for ages but it always reminds me of Luath's Stone. Great stuff G!!! drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
25th January 2015ce
Yeah, lovely little glen. More like Wales than Scotland... GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
25th January 2015ce
Behave :-) drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
25th January 2015ce
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