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This might look like a massive cairn but it isn't. It is a natural mound some 30 meters wide by 4 meters high. The cairn is the top bit some 12 meters wide and 1 meter high. It is situated in a beautiful place with beautiful views, the River Isla to the south and the Highlands to the north. Going by the field there is a fair chance the mound was an island as the Isla seemed to be returning to normal after recent flooding in the area. Certainly the walk to the mound created a lot of misery for the old boots. Formerly it was used, as normal, as a place of justice.

However the sun came out and it became a very calm and warm place. Within another hour things would somewhat change.

Leave Coupar Angus heading in a northern direction on the A923. Cross the River Isla and stop at the first crossroads then look east.

Visited 2/1/2015.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
5th January 2015ce

Comments (1)

Ahhh! This old friend. When my OH's mum was alive, this was on the route of a favourite Sunday car run. My boy was wee then and he used to look out for the farms "coo signs" (Islabank and Hills of Bendochy) at the next crossroads. I always wanted to have a wander over the field and take a look at what this mound was. Cheers! Howburn Digger Posted by Howburn Digger
8th February 2015ce
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