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Kingscrag Gate (Cairn(s)) by Hob
Hob Image Credit: IH
Posted by Hob
28th April 2005ce
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Comments (3)

Hi Hob,
Wow thats a big stone, where is it in relation to the cairns, and the big rock chair ?, you dont mention it in your fieldnotes.
Looks like it belongs on Machrie moor.
Cheers Postie
postman Posted by postman
16th March 2010ce
Eyup Postie, It *is* the big rock chair. It's weird. From the side it looks like a half-disk buried halfway into the ground, but from the front, it looks like this.

The cairns are directly below this natural monolith, and the two stone circles either side may (heavy emphasis on the may) align onto the cleft between the monolith and the outcrop behind it. If you're ever up this way, gie's a shout. I've got a purpose built map showing where the interesting bits are. It's one of those spots that's right on the edge of two OS maps, which might be partly why the area gets bog all recognition, being overshadowed by that daft wall thing the romans built. I can waffle on for a good while about half baked theories of what may have been going on in this patch of the world :-)
Hob Posted by Hob
16th March 2010ce
D'oh, how slow of me not to put one and one together, a bit typical i'm afraid.
Ive got free reign for a few days next week, so anywhere within a five hour drive is in consideration, i've sadly neglected your patch of the world as I've only been up that way twice, so it's high on me list, but as ever its a long list.
Bloody romans !!
Thanks Po
postman Posted by postman
17th March 2010ce
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