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Clach Oscar

Standing Stone / Menhir


"This great stone commemorates one of the Fienne giants, Oscar, that illustrious one 'whose banner never went a foot back until the grey earth trembled'. He is reputed to have flung the stone there fom a neighbouring hilltop when suffering from high spirits."

- Otta F. Swire, Skye: The Island and its Legends, 1961, p. 223.
TomBo Posted by TomBo
28th June 2004ce

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