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Haugh Cottages

Standing Stone / Menhir


CANMORE lists this stone as a cross, and it's marked on the current OS map as a cross slab, but it was marked on the 1961 OS map as a standing stone, and visiting it seems to confirm that, it definitely looks like a christianised standing stone. So after a few second opinions I've added it here.

The stone is a large slab, 2.0m in height by 0.6m wide and 0.2m thick, giving it similar proportions to the nearby Clach Glas. On either side is carved a large simple cross.

Writing in 1925, JH Dixon described how it was supposed to have been connected with a chapel of St Maroc on the terrace above the Tay's flood plain, although no trace of such a building can now be found.
BigSweetie Posted by BigSweetie
13th September 2005ce

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