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Scottish Borders

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Birks Cairn Cairn(s)
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Blackcastle Rings Promontory Fort
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Black Hill Hillfort
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Black Law Cairn(s)
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Black Meldon Fort Hillfort
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Borrowston Rig Stone Circle
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Borrowston Rig South Cairn(s)
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Brothers' Stones Standing Stones
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Bruntaburn Mill Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Buck Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Burgh Hill Stone Circle
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Burgh Hill Fort Hillfort
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Burrow Stones Stone Setting
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Cademuir Hill Hillfort
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Caerlee Hill Fort Hillfort
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Cambridge Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Cardie Hill Fort Hillfort
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Cardrona Mains Standing Stone / Menhir
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Castle Knowe Hillfort
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Chester Knowe Hillfort
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Cleuch Hill Cairn(s)
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Cockburn Law Hillfort
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The Cow Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Dabshead Standing Stone / Menhir
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Dabshead Hillfort
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Dirrington Great Law Cairn(s)
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The Dod Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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5 sites
Drumelzier
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Dundreich Cairn(s)
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Dunion Hill Hillfort
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Duns Law Hillfort
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Earlston Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Edingtonhill Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Eildon Hills
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Five Stanes Stone Circle
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Fosterland Burn Hillfort
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Frogden Circle Stone Circle (Destroyed)
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Giant's Stone Standing Stones
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Glebe Stone Standing Stones
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The Grey Stone (Coldstream) Natural Rock Feature
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Habchester Hillfort
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Harlaw Muir Long Cairn
Hearthstane Standing Stones
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Horseshoe Wood Standing Stone / Menhir
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Hownam Law Hillfort
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Janet's Brae Fort Hillfort
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Janet's Brae Settlement Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Jeffries Corse Cairn(s)
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Kirkton Manor Standing Stone / Menhir
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Kittlegairy Burn Settlement Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Lamancha Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Linton Hill Hillfort
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Long Bog Cairn(s)
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Long Knowe Chambered Cairn
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Lord's Tree Cairn Round Cairn
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Megget Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Menzion Standing Stones Standing Stones
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Midshiels Cairn Round Cairn
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Midshiels Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Minch Moor Cist
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Mitchelhill Rings Hillfort
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The Mount Cairn(s)
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Mutiny Stones Cairn(s)
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Nether Dod Cairn(s)
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Ninestane Rigg Stone Circle
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Odin's Hall Broch
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Old Harestanes Stone Circle
Overhowden Henge
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Peat Law Cairn(s)
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Pech Stone and Lintlaw Burn stone Natural Rock Feature
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Piersknowe Plantation Cairn(s)
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Pirn Hill Fort Hillfort
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Pyked Stane Hill Cairn(s)
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Rubers Law
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Shannabank Hill Hillfort
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The Shearers Stone Row / Alignment
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Sheriff Muir Standing Stones
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Sleepy Knowe Cairn(s)
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Thirlestane Hillfort
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The Tinlee Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Torykneis Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Trestle Cairn Cairn(s)
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Twinlaw Cairn(s)
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Warrior's Rest Standing Stone / Menhir
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West Linton Cist Cemetery Burial Chamber
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Wether Law Cairn(s)
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Whiteside Hill Hillfort
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White Hill Hillfort
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1 site
White Meldon Fort and Cairn Hillfort
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The White Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Wolf Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Woodside Standing Stone / Menhir
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The Yarrow Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
Sites of disputed antiquity:
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Cheese Well Sacred Well
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Innerleithen Parish Church Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Stob Stones Standing Stones
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St. Ronan's Well Sacred Well

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Bronze Age Discovery - Finest in Scottish Borders


Experts from the National Museum are rushing to the Borders after a rare piece of treasure was unearthed near Yetholm.

Local historians are already describing the find as one of the most important ever in the south of Scotland.

And if their early calculations are right – the object may be a 3,000 year-old mirror... continues...
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
8th April 2004ce
Edited 20th July 2006ce

New Survey of Upper Tweed Valley Sites


Peebleshire News

The archaeological survey of the Upper Tweed Valley has finally been completed by the Biggar Museum Trust... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
26th March 2004ce
Edited 26th March 2004ce

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Stewartry Archaeological Trust ; The Newbarns Project


Excavations of Colvend crannog now believed built on kerb cairn
wideford Posted by wideford
6th March 2004ce
Edited 6th March 2004ce

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Lamancha (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Lamancha</b>Posted by Martin Posted by Martin
17th August 2017ce

Innerleithen Parish Church (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

<b>Innerleithen Parish Church</b>Posted by Martin Posted by Martin
17th August 2017ce

Innerleithen Parish Church (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Fieldnotes

Failed visit 25.7.17

How many churches can one (relatively) small place have? Clearly one too many for me as I failed to find the right church!

I visited 5 - one converted to appartments, one in the process of conversion and 3 wrong ones!

If you happen to know which is the correct church perhaps you can provide the name and directions on how to find it - for people like me! :)
Posted by CARL
25th July 2017ce

Cardrona Mains (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

Visited 25.7.17

Directions:
Immediately south of the A72 - signposted Cardrona.

The stone was visible from the road - just! Access is over an old wooden field gate.

Since the photos were taken nature has taken over and the entire field is now covered in chest height vegetation, including brambles, thistles and nettles-far from ideal when wearing shorts! (at least I found some wild raspberries to pick - although the children ate them all!)

The stone is a decent size, approximately 4ft high x 1.5ft wide. The stone has a pronounced lean and is covered in white and yellow lichen. A large yellow snail clung to one side.

Worth seeking out when in the area.
Posted by CARL
25th July 2017ce

The White Stone (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

Visited 25.7.17

The stone is easy to spot being on the main road out of Peebles. Parking is also easy.

It is nice that this stone has been respected and cared for all these years. It says something that there was no sign of any graffiti or litter spoiling the stone. I would put the stone at approximately 1metre round.

Well worth looking out for when visiting Peebles - which is a very nice town. (and has an Historic Scotland site - that's another one off the list!) :)
Posted by CARL
25th July 2017ce

Old Harestanes (Stone Circle) — Miscellaneous

Drive by 25.7.17

Directions:
Just south of the junction of the A72 / A701. Signposted Kirkurd.

The circle is not visible from the road. It must be in the garden behind the house. There is a field which runs along the side of the house which I would guess you could peep over the hedge to espy the stones? However, this was not something I had time to try - it would also have been rather obvious!
Posted by CARL
25th July 2017ce

Borrowston Rig (Stone Circle) — Images

<b>Borrowston Rig</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Borrowston Rig</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Borrowston Rig</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Borrowston Rig</b>Posted by thelonious thelonious Posted by thelonious
29th May 2017ce
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