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Glac A' Charraigh

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Glac A' Charraigh</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/A/B
Nearest Town:Campbeltown (48km ESE)
OS Ref (GB):   NR29754315 / Sheet: 60
Latitude:55° 36' 24.03" N
Longitude:   6° 17' 29.67" W

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The next day dawned and despite it being overcast it was fairly dry. (that, of course, would change) I had always wanted to see the American monument at west point of the Oa peninsula so we walked from Cragabus to the site.

This is near to were the troopship Turcania was torpedoed and another troopship, the Otranto, sank. (1918)

On the way back I had a look for the standing stone at Glac A'Charraigh. Sadly the stone has fallen since its last visitor in 1977. Originally it stood at almost 2m high but now one of the chokes stands guard, a marker, as this would almost be impossible to find.

From west of the site as the road heads north I jumped the fence and headed north east until I luckily spotted the choke stone. To get back to the road head north bypassing the wee hill.

A bleak place on a bleak day. By now the rain had arrived. A drenching was on its way!

Visited 30/7/2018.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
31st October 2018ce