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The Tow Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir


"On the farm of Knowley, stands an upright pillar known as the Tow Stone. Its significance is doubtful. Dr Stuart thought that it might of been the seat of tax-gathering in far back days (Sculptured Stones Of Scotland, vol. ii p. 44). But Professor Watson suggests to me that the name may be connected with the Gaelic toll, signifying a hollow."

Folklore Of The Aberdeenshire Stone Circles 1926
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
26th May 2009ce
Edited 26th May 2009ce

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