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Perth and Kinross

Sites/Groups in this region:

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Abbots Deuglie Stone Circle
10 posts
Abernethy Den Stone Circle
17 posts
Acharn Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Acharn Burn Round Barrow(s)
4 posts
Allt A' Choire Chireinich Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
11 posts
An Torr
12 posts
The Appin of Dull Cup Marked Stone
3 posts
Ardtulichan Cup Marked Stone
6 posts
Ardtulichan Cup Marked Stone
3 posts
Ardtulichan Cup Marked Stone
1 post
Arthurstone Standing Stone / Menhir
23 posts
Auchingarrich Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
39 posts
Auchterarder Standing Stones
1 post
Bachilton Stone Circle
6 posts
Badyo Cup Marked Stone
6 posts
Balchrochan Cairn(s)
6 posts
Baledmond Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
6 posts
Balendune Cup Marked Stone
8 posts
Balholmie Standing Stone / Menhir
17 posts
Balhomais Stone Circle
5 posts
Ballinloan Cup Marked Stone
1 post
Ballinreigh Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Balloch Souterrain
9 posts
Balmacnaughton Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
21 posts
Balmuick Stone Circle
10 posts
Balnabodach Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
16 posts
Balnabroich Stone Circle
6 posts
Balnabroich Cairn Cairn(s)
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Balnabroich kerbed cairn 1 Kerbed Cairn
9 posts
Balnabroich Settlement Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Balnabroich standing stone Standing Stone / Menhir
16 posts
Balnabroich Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
20 posts
Balnabroich Two Poster Standing Stones
19 posts
Balnakeilly Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
12 posts
Balnasuim Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
5 posts
Balvarran Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
Bandirran 4-poster Stone Row / Alignment
20 posts
Bandirran Circle East Stone Circle
30 posts
Bandirran Circle West Stone Circle
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Barry Hill Hillfort
5 posts
Beal Hill Stone Circle
9 posts
Beinn Ghlas Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
3 posts
6 sites
Belhie
8 posts
Belliduff Cairn(s)
1 post
The Belted Stane Natural Rock Feature
8 posts
Benachally Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
9 posts
Benachally Cup Marked Stone
1 post
Benarty Hillfort
2 posts
Bennybeg Cursus
10 posts
Birnam Hill Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
16 posts
Blackfaulds Stone Circle Stone Circle
45 posts
Black Burn Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Blairhall Cursus
1 post
Blarliargan Cup Marked Stone
13 posts
Bog Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
Boltachan Burn Standing Stone / Menhir
13 posts
Bonhard Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Borland Standing Stone / Menhir
10 posts
Borland Glen Stone Circle
4 posts
Braco Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
7 posts
Braes of Balloch Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
49 posts
Braes of Fowlis Stone Circle
3 posts
Braes of Taymouth Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
3 sites
Bridge of Lyon
7 posts
Broad Moss Standing Stones
16 posts
Broad Moss Stone Circle
1 post
Broich Cursus
14 posts
Broughdearg Standing Stones
8 posts
Brownies Knowe Stone Circle
10 posts
Bruceton Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Buchanty Hill Cup Marked Stone
5 posts
Buchanty Hill Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
1 post
Buchlyvie Broch
21 posts
Cairn Coinneachan Cairn(s)
4 posts
Caisteal Cona Bhacain Hillfort
5 posts
Calamanach Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Callarfountain Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Carie Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
8 posts
Carn Tulach Stone Circle
10 posts
Carroglen Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
25 posts
Carse Farm I Stone Circle
11 posts
Carse Farm II Stone Circle
13 posts
Castle Law (Abernethy) Hillfort
4 posts
Castle Law (Forgandenny) Hillfort
1 post
Castle Menzies Cursus Cursus
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Clachan An Diridh Stone Circle
14 posts
Clachan Aoradh Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Clachan More Standing Stones
3 posts
Clach-na-Cruich Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
Clach an Tuirc Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
11 posts
Clach a' Mharsainte Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Clach Ghlas Natural Rock Feature
8 posts
1 site
Clach Glas Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Clach na Boile Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Clach Na Buidseach Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
24 posts
Clach Na Croiche Standing Stone / Menhir
14 posts
Clach Na h-Iobairt Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Clach na h' Iobairt Standing Stone / Menhir
15 posts
Clach na h' Iobairte Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
3 sites
Clach na Tiompan
19 posts
Clach Ossian Natural Rock Feature
Clathick House Standing Stone / Menhir
16 posts
Cleaven Dyke Cursus
27 posts
Cloanlawers Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
2 posts
Cnoc Dubh Stone Circle
5 posts
Coilleaichur Enclosure
2 posts
Coille Dhubh Standing Stones
7 posts
Coire Cireineach Cup Marked Stone
11 posts
Coire Thaochaidh Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
18 posts
Colen Wood Stone Circle Stone Circle
7 posts
Comrie Bridge Stone Circle
17 posts
Cona Bhacain Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Concraig Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Connachan Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
10 posts
Corrody Burn Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
18 posts
Corrymuckloch Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
2 posts
Cradle Stone Rocking Stone
6 posts
Craggantoul Cup Marked Stone
1 post
Craggish Standing Stones (Destroyed)
3 posts
Craigbea Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
Craigclowan Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Craighead Cairn(s)
8 posts
Craigiedun Stone Circle
2 posts
Craigmakerran Stone Circle
58 posts
Craig Hill Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
4 posts
Craig Kynachan Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
5 posts
Craig Obney Hillfort
4 posts
Craig Tombane Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
Creagan Fheadaire Standing Stones
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Creag Na Caillich Ancient Mine / Quarry
4 posts
Creag Na Larach Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
Creag Odhar Stone Fort / Dun
8 posts
Crieff Standing Stone / Menhir
31 posts
Crieff Golf Course / Ferntower Stone Circle
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Croftmartaig Crannog
20 posts
Croft House Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
75 posts
Croft Moraig Stone Circle
8 posts
Cromrar Cup Marked Stone
1 post
Cuigeal-Mairi Crannog
4 posts
Cultoquhey Chambered Cairn
12 posts
Cultybraggan Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
2 sites
Dalchirla
33 posts
Dalginross Stone Circle
7 posts
Dalnabreck Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
4 posts
Dalnavaid Cup Marked Stone
26 posts
Dane's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Denmarkfield Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
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Denmarkfield / King's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Dove Craig Cup Marked Stone
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Down Hill Hillfort
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Dron Hill Cup Marked Stone
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Druids Park (Murthly Hospital) Stone Circle
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Druids Seat Stone Circle Stone Circle
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Druim Na Cille Cup Marked Stone
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Drumcharry Cup Marked Stone
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Drumderg Standing Stone / Menhir
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Drumend Standing Stone / Menhir
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Dryloch Cairn(s)
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Duchlage Standing Stone / Menhir
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Duff's Knowe Cairn(s)
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Dundavie Cairn(s)
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Dundonnachie Standing Stones
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Dundurn Hillfort
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Dunfallandy Stone Circle
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Dunkeld Park Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Dunning Standing Stone / Menhir
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Dunruchan Standing Stones
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Dunsinnan Hill Hillfort
10 posts
Dun Caoch Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Dun Mor Hillfort
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Easter Croftintygan Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
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East Cult Standing Stones Stone Row / Alignment
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East Whitefield Stone Circle
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Eilean nam Faoileag Crannog
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Faire Na Paitig Stone Circle
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Falcon Stone Cup Marked Stone
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Falls of Acharn Stone Circle Stone Circle
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Farm Cup Marked Stone
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Farmers Field
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Faskally - Pitlochry Stone Circle
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Fincastle Farm Standing Stones
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Finduie Wood Cup Marked Stone
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Fingal's Putting Stone Natural Rock Feature
12 posts
Fingask Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Forteviot Henge
44 posts
Fortingall Stone Circle
15 posts
Fortingall Churchyard Cup Marked Stone
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Fowlis Wester Cairn Cairn(s)
48 posts
Fowlis Wester Standing Stones Standing Stones
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Gallow Hill Wood Stone Circle
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Garrow Cup Marked Stone
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Garth Lodge Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
11 posts
Gellybank Stone Row Stone Row / Alignment
8 posts
Giant's Grave Cairn Cairn(s)
8 posts
Giant's Grave, Enochdhu Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Giant's Grave (Sma' Glen) Standing Stone / Menhir
52 posts
Glascorrie Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
7 posts
Glassie Cup Marked Stone
22 posts
Gleann Beag Standing Stones
5 posts
Gleann Beag Cairn(s)
6 posts
Gleann Da Eig Cup Marked Stone
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Gleann Da Eig Cave / Rock Shelter
5 posts
Gleann Fearnach Cairn(s)
24 posts
Glenballoch Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
19 posts
Glenballoch Stone Circle Stone Circle
9 posts
Glendelvine House Standing Stone / Menhir
21 posts
Glengoulandie Cup Marked Stone
7 posts
4 sites
Glenkilrie Stone Circle
3 posts
Glen Clune Cup Marked Stone
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Glen Clune Cairn(s)
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Glen Derby Carving
5 posts
Glen Fender Cup Marked Stone
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Glen Shee Cairn(s)
10 posts
Glen Tarken Cup Marked Stone
Gormack Muir Stone Circle
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Grantully Hill Cup Marked Stone
6 posts
Gray Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
Greenacre Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
12 posts
The Grey Cairn Cairn(s)
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Grey Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
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Harper Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
2 posts
Haugh Cottages Standing Stone / Menhir
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Haugh of Grandtully Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
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Hawk Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
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Heatheryhaugh Cup Marked Stone
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High Keillor Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
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Hill of Drimmie Stone Circle Stone Circle
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Hilton Of Moncrieffe Standing Stone / Menhir
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Horse Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Huntingtower Cairn(s)
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Inchmartine Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Inchyra Round Barrow(s)
3 posts
Innercochill Cup Marked Stone
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Jock's Cairn Cairn(s)
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Kenmore Church Christianised Site
17 posts
Killiecrankie Standing Stone / Menhir
14 posts
Kilmorich Round Cairn
3 posts
2 sites
Kilspindie
3 posts
Kiltyrie Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
13 posts
Kiltyrie Chambered Tomb
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Kinaldie Standing Stone / Menhir
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Kincairney Cup Marked Stone
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Kindallachan Standing Stone / Menhir
18 posts
Kindrochet Chambered Cairn
6 posts
Kinpurnie Cairn(s)
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Knoc-Na-Eaglais Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
9 posts
Knowehead Cairn(s)
5 posts
The Kor Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
10 posts
Lair Ring Cairn
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Lawers Standing Stone / Menhir
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Leadketty Stone Circle
Leadketty Stone Circle
7 posts
Lettoch Cup Marked Stone
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Leys of Marlee Stone Circle
3 posts
Little Tombane Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
16 posts
Little Trochry Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
7 posts
Loak Cairn(s)
7 posts
Loak Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Loch Freuchie Crannog
5 posts
Lundin Cup Marked Stone
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Lundin Farm Stone Circle
40 posts
Lurgan Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
6 posts
Lurgan Farm Cup Marked Stone
3 sites
Lyndoch
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Macbeth's Law Artificial Mound
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Macbeth's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
48 posts
Machuim Stone Circle
4 posts
Market Knowe Cairn(s)
23 posts
1 site
Meikle Findowie Stone Circle
6 posts
Meikle Logie Cup Marked Stone
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Middleton of Derculich Chambered Cairn
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Millhills Stone Circle
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Mill of Cumna Standing Stone / Menhir
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Milquhanzie Hill Cairn(s)
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Milquhanzie Hill Fort Hillfort
1 post
Milton of Rattray Cursus Cursus
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Moncreiffe Hill Hillfort
8 posts
1 site
Moncrieffe House Stone Circle
18 posts
Moneydie Stone Circle
3 posts
3 sites
Monzie
Monzievaird Standing Stone / Menhir
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Moredun Top Hillfort
11 posts
Muirheadstone Stone Circle
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Murrary Royal Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Murrayshall Hill Cairn(s)
6 posts
Murthly Castle Standing Stone / Menhir
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Na Carraigean Stone Circle
Nether Tullicro Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Newbigging Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
5 posts
Newbigging Farm Artificial Mound
31 posts
Newhall Bridge Two Poster Standing Stones
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Newtyle Two Poster Standing Stones
6 posts
Ninewells Kerbed Cairn
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Oakbank Crannog Crannog
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Ochtertyre Promontory Fort
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Old Faskally
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Old Faskally Cup Marked Stone
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Old Kirk (Spittal of Glenshee) Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Overbenchil Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Over Bohespic Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
21 posts
Park Neuk Stone Circle
5 posts
Perth Western Edge Cup Marked Stone
Pitcarmick Burn Standing Stones
3 posts
Pitcastle Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Pitcrocknie Standing Stone / Menhir
15 posts
Pitcur Souterrain Souterrain
6 posts
Pitlandie Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Pitmackie Cup Marked Stone
22 posts
Pitnacree Round Barrow(s)
6 posts
Pitsundry Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Pole Hill Cairn(s)
5 posts
Queen's View Hillfort
10 posts
Rait Hillfort
4 posts
Rait Farm Cup Marked Stone
5 posts
Remain Rock Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
13 posts
Remony Burn Cup Marked Stone
3 posts
Rottenreoch Long Cairn
6 posts
The Roundel Cairn(s)
6 posts
Sack Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Sandy Road Scone Stone Circle
43 posts
9 sites
Schiehallion Sacred Hill
8 posts
Seward's Stone, Belmont Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Shanzie Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Shanzie Farm Souterrain
3 posts
Shealwalls Stone Circle
13 posts
Shianbank Stone Circle
3 posts
Shian Burn Stone Circle
Shian Burn Stone Circle
32 posts
Spittal of Glenshee Stone Circle
18 posts
Staredam Standing Stones
3 posts
St.Martins Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
19 posts
Straloch Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Strathgarry Stone Circle
7 posts
Strathgroy Cairn(s)
3 posts
Stroness Hill Cairn(s)
3 posts
Strowan Cairn Cairn(s)
9 posts
St Adamnan's Cross Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
St Madoes Stone Row Stone Row / Alignment
7 posts
St Martins Standing Stones
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St Serf's Water Cist
32 posts
Tigh Na Ruaich Stone Circle
3 posts
Tir Artair Standing Stone / Menhir
Tom-an-Droighne Standing Stone / Menhir
Tombreck Standing Stone / Menhir
Tombreck 1-2 Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
3 posts
Tombuie Cottage Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
4 posts
Tomintianda Cup Marked Stone
22 posts
Tomour Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
7 posts
Tom na Chessaig Stone Circle
7 posts
Tulach Hill Stone Fort / Dun
4 posts
Tullichuil Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
3 posts
Tullich Hill Cup Marked Stone
11 posts
Tulloch Cairn(s)
7 posts
Tullybeagles Moor Stone Circle
8 posts
Tullypowrie Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
9 posts
Turrerich Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
36 posts
Twenty Schilling Wood Stone Circle
27 posts
Upper Gaskan Stone Circle
2 posts
Urlar Burn Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
28 posts
Wester Cowden Farm Stone Row / Alignment
18 posts
Wester Enochdhu Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Wester Kinloch Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
5 posts
West Blair Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Whitefield Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
White Cairn Cairn(s)
2 posts
Williamston Cairn(s)
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Williamston Stone Circle
6 posts
Witch's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
11 posts
Witch's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Witch's Stone, Straloch Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Wolfhill Standing Stones
Sites of disputed antiquity:
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Carn na Marbh Round Barrow(s)
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Clach a' Mhoid Natural Rock Feature
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Clach Nan Ceann Standing Stone / Menhir
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St. Anne's Well Sacred Well

News

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Neolithic Stone Puts Spotlight On Perthshire Glen's Ancient History

An ancient relic that shines a light on Neolithic life has been discovered in a picturesque reserve in Highland Perthshire.

More info :

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/perth-kinross/neolithic-stone-puts-spotlight-on-perthshire-glen-s-ancient-history-1.134366
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
8th January 2015ce

Archaeologists Uncover Graves Of National Significance Near Meigle

Archaeologists have discovered a historic site of national significance beneath the sandy soil of rural Perthshire.

More info :

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/News/Pertshire/article/22297/archaeologists-uncover-graves-of-national-significance-near-meigle.html
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
20th April 2012ce

Carpow logboat comes home to Perthshire


3,000-year-old Carpow logboat comes home to Perthshire

One of the finest archaeological finds ever made in Perthshire has taken up residence at Perth Museum and Art Gallery


The Bronze Age Carpow logboat has been transported to the town and painstakingly lifted into its new home by conservation specialists... continues...
moss Posted by moss
1st March 2012ce

Dunning Iron Age find shows Roman-Pictish link


Iron Age dwelling remains uncovered in Perthshire could cast "new light" on early Scottish history.

Archaeologists working near the village of Dunning found an Iron Age broch which has evidence of early contact between the Picts and the Roman Empire... continues...
BigSweetie Posted by BigSweetie
1st September 2011ce
Edited 1st September 2011ce

Neolithic Axe Head Unearthed At Perth

Museum has been allocated the 6,000 year old treasure which is just one of the finds north of the border.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2140794
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
17th February 2011ce

Early brewing in Perthshire...


http://heritage.caledonianmercury... continues...
nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
2nd November 2010ce
Edited 2nd November 2010ce

Perthshire burial chamber is Scotland's 'Valley of the Kings'


A 4000-year-old burial chamber in Perthshire has been described as Scotland's "Valley of the Kings."


Excavation of the site at Forteviot, just to the south of Perth, began in earnest last year and ever since it has been regarded as something of an archaeological jewel... continues...
moss Posted by moss
26th September 2010ce

Bid For Luxury Golf Course At Loch Rannoch Is Rejected


Woodland Trust is 'delighted' by decision to throw out application for resort.

by Lucinda Cameron.

published 17/06/2010.

Conservationists were celebrating yesterday after planning permission for a luxury golf course and hotel in ancient Scottish woodland was rejected... continues...
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
17th June 2010ce

Forteviot cemetery

Had been thought to be Bronze Age but according to Dr. Kenneth Brophy in a talk tonight the C14 dates came back Fiday and place it in the Neolithic with dates in the range 3000-2800 B.C.E. pre-dating the henge and the timber circle
wideford Posted by wideford
1st June 2010ce
Edited 2nd June 2010ce

Nettles Put Through Their Paces At Festival

Iron Age visitor attraction shows stinging weed's many applications.

Nettle soup anyone?

More at :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1739118

(Published 17/5/2010)
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
17th May 2010ce

Bronze Age burial ritual shown to have flowers in grave goods

Dig in Scotland has discovered a bunch of meadowsweet blossoms in a Bronze Age grave at Forteviot, south of Perth.

More at
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/8412938.stm
mascot Posted by mascot
15th December 2009ce
Edited 15th December 2009ce

Log Boats Maiden Voyage Is Plain Sailing

Bronze Age replica made from a single tree.

by Alison Middleton. First published in the Press and Journal 2/09/09.

A replica Bronze Age boat has successfully completed her maiden voyage across Loch Tay.

The rest of the story :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1377482
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
3rd September 2009ce
Edited 4th September 2009ce

Bronze Age boat to be lifted from Tay mud


From the Courier
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2006/07/29/newsstory8595566t0.asp

Archaeologists have been working this week on a 30ft long Bronze age log boat, which is in the tidal mudflats of the Tay near Abernethy... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th July 2006ce
Edited 28th August 2006ce

Bahn Lecture


Paul Bahn finishes a series of six Rhind lectures, "Art on the Rocks", tomorrow at the National Museum of Scotland. I managed to get to three on the Saturday. All were hugely informative, entertaining thought provoking and at times very funny. The one that would be of interest to most was "The Emperor's New Clothes"... continues...
tiompan Posted by tiompan
18th March 2006ce
Edited 19th March 2006ce

Perthshire Archaeology Month 27 May - 25 June 2006


the events for Perthshire Archaeology Month have just been announced, running from 27 May - 25 June 2006

http://www.perthshire.co.uk/index.asp?tm=49

some megalithic highlights:

The continues...
BigSweetie Posted by BigSweetie
15th March 2006ce

Ancient Drowned Forest Discovery

"Underwater archaeologists in Perthshire have made the incredible discovery of a drowned forest, thought to date from the neolithic period some 5000 years ago."

More details here
Hob Posted by Hob
19th September 2005ce
Edited 20th September 2005ce

Time to get digging for Archaeology Week


A series of events celebrating the rich and varied archaeology of Strathearn and beyond is set to take place from May 29 until June 6.

Perthshire Archaeology Week has been organised by a consortium of local and national organisations, and receives funding from Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust and the Perthshire Tourist Board... continues...
Jane Posted by Jane
21st May 2004ce

Perthshire Archaeology Week 29/5/04 to 6/6/04

Perthshire Archaeology Week will be held this year from 29/5/04 to 6/6/04.
Details can be found at;
www.perthshire.co.uk/archaeologyweek
This page will be updated as the programme is finalised (not much on there today). Details can also be obtained from Douglas Ritchie in the Tourist Board in Perth (01738 627958) or David Strachan, Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust (01738 447855).
Posted by Martin
12th May 2004ce

Kettins stone needs a home


From Blairgowrie Advertiser a couple of weeks ago;

Pictish stone needs a home

Sally Wilson


AN ancient Pictish slab, which has been severely eroded after lying in an East Perthshire churchyard for decades, could soon be conserved in a museum... continues...
Posted by Martin
30th July 2003ce

Dig brings some excitement to Dull village


http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/archive/11-6-19103-23-50-7.html

DULL by name but not by nature... continues...
nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
13th June 2003ce

Norse code taps back 9000 years to life in Highlands


From the 23rd December edition of The Herald.

by MARTYN McLAUGHLIN

Archeologists have discovered the remains of a 9000-year-old community that shows Scotland's earliest settlers may have been of Nordic origins... continues...
nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
23rd December 2002ce

Ancient dwelling found in quarry may be 10,000 years old


from the Herald:
Shan Ross

The earliest known house in Scotland is understood to have been unearthed in Dunbar, East Lothian.

Archaeologists believe the remains of the house on the site of a limestone quarry dates from the Mesolithic era of the hunter-gatherers between 8000BC and 4000BC... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st November 2002ce

Miscellaneous

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More news about Carpow Log Boat.

http://www.pkht.org.uk/Projects/Carpow-Logboat/
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
1st May 2012ce

Full article at icPerthshire .

Local 'Earth Energy' researcher and author David Cowan has some theories about the placing of local stone circles in relation to a major geological fault line.

"According to a local geological map, a fault line runs across Crieff's High Street, and it may be this which is responsible for some unusual occurrences," he said. "For instance, one precursor to the Killin 'quake on the Thursday (20th Jan) afternoon was felt in the Pretoria Bar in the High Street, just prior to the 10pm shock, when a bottle of whisky fell off a shelf. This must have been very unnerving but geological fault lines give a plausible explanation for these seemingly paranormal events."

David says: "There must be many other ancient sites built upon and making use of the strange but natural energies our planet emits. It is probably this fault, running through a large part of the town which causes people to hear, feel and see things which may frighten them, when the culprit may really be the human brain reacting to natural energies. People may see visions, ghosts and objects but they can be put down to natural sub-surface energies."

On the Crieff Golf Course there is the remains of an ancient four-stone circle which can be seen from the Crieff-Gilmerton road.

David suggests that the circle has been carefully placed directly on top of a fault line, where the conglomerates - or pudding stones - of the Knock butt against the schistose grits to the south. This fault appears to run down to near Millar Street to the High Street, presumably close to the Pretoria, running roughly parallel to the east of King Street and on to the River Earn bridge.

David explained: "When faults move they emit a wide variety of sounds and electro-magnetic frequencies, rather like an orchestra, with every instrument playing out of tune and at full blast. Any sounds heard are usually deep, like thunder, as the higher frequencies are filtered out by the overlying rock. It is probably these frequencies which caused the bottle to be displaced. Imagine an opera singer smashing a wine glass with a sustained note at a certain pitch, or your washing machine waltzing across the kitchen on full spin. Everything has a resonant frequency, and when it is reached things do start to move, oscillate or break. No ghosts or poltergeists needed to explain this!"

He points out that the siting of this stone circle is not alone - there are a number of ancient sites around Crieff built on top of the many faults which make up the mile-wide Highland Boundary Fracture Zone - the fault which seperates the Highlands from the Scottish Lowlands.

Here are some of the local ancient sites which the Crieff man believes are on volcanic anomalies:

Ochtertyre Mausoleum and burial-ground directly on top of the Highland Boundary Fault;

Monzie Burial-ground and church, surrounded by two faults, the HBF and a nearby parallel fault. The river can be seen tumbling over these faults beside the burial-ground;

A prehistoric cup-marked boulder with some 60 carvings on its surface in a field opposite Foulford Inn in the Sma' Glen, on a parallel fault to the HBF. Cup-marks are sometimes called petroglyphs. These are depressions, sometimes surrounded by one or more circles pecked into boulders, standing stones and the living rock several thousand years ago;

Another cup-marked stone in field to the east of the Comrie-Cultybraggan road on top of fault leading to Lawers house.

The four-stone circle next to the Comrie graveyard on the low Comrie-Crieff road is also on top of this fault;

Cup-marked stone east side of fault running across the Shaggie Burn, in the Sma' Glen;

Stone circle (kerbed cairn) in Monzie Castle grounds, again on fault where the Knock conglomerates meet the schistose grits;

Four-stone circle on summit of volcanic pluton to the north of Comrie.

apologies if I've linked these to the wrong sites - just let me know, and if you know where any others refer to
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
26th April 2005ce
Edited 26th April 2005ce

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'Report on Stone Circles in Perthshire, Principally Strathearn; with measured plans and drawings..' by Fred R Coles.

This article in the 1910/11 volume of PSAS has sixty-three illustrations and a lot of description.
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Highland Perthshire: Heartlander Web Guide


Excellent local guide to the heart of Perthshire, all sorts of information from accommodation through commentary and local recommendations. Very useful.
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The Megalithic Sites of Perthshire


This website is dedicated to the megalithic sites of Perthshire. Just now, it focuses on standing stones, stone circles, and ring cairns, but with time it will hopefully expand to include other megalithic sites in Perthshire. Contains an impressive listing of all the standing stones, stone circles and ring cairns in Perthshire (including possible and destroyed sites).
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19th December 2002ce
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Scotty's Prehistoric Perthshire


Standing stones, stone circles and other prehistoric sites in Perthshire.
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