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8 posts
Abergeldie Standing Stone / Menhir
52 posts
Aikey Brae Stone Circle
6 posts
Allochie Cairn(s)
2 posts
Altar Stone, Hillhead Stone Circle
8 posts
Altries Ring Cairn
29 posts
Aquhorthies Stone Circle
33 posts
Ardlair Stone Circle
4 posts
Ardlaw Hill Kerbed Cairn
6 posts
Ardler Wood Cairn(s)
15 posts
Arn Hill Stone Circle
3 posts
Aswanley Wood Cairn(s)
5 posts
Auchaber Stone Circle
6 posts
Auchencleith Cup Marked Stone
10 posts
Auchinclech Stone Circle
16 posts
Auchlee Stone Circle
10 posts
Auchmachar Stone Circle
7 posts
Auchmachar Cairn Long Cairn
15 posts
Auchmaliddie Stone Circle
4 posts
Auchronie Standing Stone / Menhir
11 posts
Auld Kirk Of Alford Ring Cairn
11 posts
Auld Kirk O' Tough Stone Circle
1 post
Auld Wife's Cairn Cairn(s)
14 posts
Auquhollie Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
16 posts
5 sites
Avochie Stone Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
19 posts
Backhill of Drachlaw Stone Circle
1 site
Backley Hill
5 posts
Backtack Cairn(s)
3 posts
Backtack 2 Cairn(s)
2 posts
Balbridie Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
3 posts
Balcairn Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Baldyvin Standing Stone / Menhir
31 posts
Balgorkar Stone Circle
5 posts
Balhalgardy Stone Circle
6 posts
Ballochan Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
15 posts
Balnacraig Long Cairn
8 posts
Balnacraig Stone Circle
7 posts
Balnagowan Hill Cairn(s)
9 posts
Balnagowan Wood Cairn(s)
30 posts
Balquhain Stone Circle
6 posts
Banchory Hospital Cairn(s)
5 posts
Banchory Manse Cist
38 posts
Barmekin Hill Hillfort
17 posts
1 site
The Barmkyn Hillfort
8 posts
Barons Cairn Cairn(s)
9 posts
Bar Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
Battlefield Cup Marked Stone
8 posts
Bellman's Wood Stone Circle
8 posts
Bellmuir Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Bellmuir Cairn Cairn(s)
5 posts
Bellmuir Quarry Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
5 posts
Bellmuir settlement Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
Bell Knowe Cairn(s)
33 posts
9 sites
Bennachie
10 posts
Ben Newe Sacred Well
30 posts
Berrybrae Stone Circle
9 posts
1 site
Berryhill Enclosure
6 posts
Berrysloch Standing Stone / Menhir
18 posts
2 sites
Binghill Stone Circle
8 posts
Bishop's Lands Natural Rock Feature
9 posts
Blackhill Wood Long Cairn
5 posts
Blacktop Cup Marked Stone
4 posts
Blaikiewell Cairn(s)
7 posts
Blarourie Enclosure
28 posts
Blue Cairn Stone Circle
23 posts
Blue Cairn (Balnagowan) Long Cairn
3 posts
Blue Cairn (Tarland) Cairn(s)
7 posts
Blue Hill Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
7 posts
Blue Hill (Banchory-Devenick) Cairn(s)
6 posts
1 site
Both Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
1 site
Bowman Stone Cup Marked Stone
10 posts
Bradieston Cairn(s)
11 posts
Braedale Cairn(s)
14 posts
Braehead Stone Circle
5 posts
Braehead Farm Souterrain
3 posts
Braeneil Standing Stone / Menhir
20 posts
Brandsbutt Stone Circle
5 posts
Brawland Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
2 posts
Bridgeton Hill Cairn Cairn(s)
6 posts
Broadsea Farm Cup Marked Stone
21 posts
Broad Havens Cliff Fort
60 posts
3 sites
Broomend of Crichie Henge
5 posts
1 site
Brownhills (near Ardoyne) Cairn(s)
6 posts
Brownhill (near Lendrum) Cairn(s)
5 posts
Bruce's Camp Hillfort
4 posts
Bruce's Seat Natural Rock Feature
9 posts
Bruxie Hill Long Cairn
7 posts
Buchaam Souterrain
13 posts
Bucharn Cairn(s)
4 posts
Burn Of Delgaty Bank Barrow
5 posts
Burreldales Stone Circle
5 posts
Burryhillock Cup Marked Stone
7 posts
Cairnbeg Cairn(s)
5 posts
Cairnborrow Long Cairn
6 posts
Cairnborrow Lodge Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
4 posts
Cairncoullie Cairn(s)
12 posts
Cairndale Hill Kerbed Cairn
8 posts
Cairnfauld Stone Circle
14 posts
Cairnhall Stone Circle
6 posts
Cairnhead Wood Kerbed Cairn
21 posts
Cairnlee Cairn Cairn(s)
5 posts
Cairn-Mon-Earn Cairn(s)
7 posts
Cairnshee Woods Cairn(s)
10 posts
Cairnton Stone Circle
5 posts
Cairntradlin Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Cairnwell Ring Cairn Stone Circle
5 posts
Cairn Fichlie Cairn(s)
2 posts
Cairn Lee Cairn(s)
6 posts
Cairn Ley Cairn(s)
4 posts
Cairn More Hillfort
8 posts
Cairn More (Birse) Cairn(s)
1 post
Cairn Mude Cairn(s)
7 posts
Cairn Of Arthurhouse Cairn(s)
11 posts
Cairn Of Pitmansy Cairn(s)
11 posts
Cairn Of Shiels Cairn(s)
15 posts
Cairn O' Mount Round Cairn
4 posts
Cairn O' Mount 2 Cairn(s)
6 posts
1 site
Camies Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
34 posts
Candle Hill Stone Circle
14 posts
Candle Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
The Candy Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
15 posts
Cantlayhills Cairn(s)
14 posts
Capo Long Barrow
5 posts
Cardlunchart Hill Cairn(s)
7 posts
Carlinkist Cairn Cairn(s)
27 posts
Carlin Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Carmont Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
Carnaveron Kerbed Cairn
10 posts
Carn na Cuimhne Cairn(s)
7 posts
Castle Hills Cist
7 posts
Castle Hill (Maud) Cairn(s)
11 posts
Castle Of Findon Cliff Fort
4 posts
Castle Rock of Muchalls Promontory Fort (Destroyed)
13 posts
Catto Long Barrow
12 posts
Cat Cairn Cairn(s)
25 posts
1 site
Cat Cairn 2 Kerbed Cairn
6 posts
Chapel of Elrick Cairn(s)
8 posts
1 site
Chapel O'Sink Cairn(s)
9 posts
Clachnaben Natural Rock Feature
10 posts
Clashholm Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
6 posts
Clatt Bankhead Stone Circle
2 posts
Clatt Hillhead Stone Circle
7 posts
Clayshooter Hill Cairn(s)
8 posts
Cleanhill Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Cleaved Head Cliff Fort
9 posts
The Cloch Stone Circle
9 posts
Clochforbie Stone Circle
7 posts
Cloch More Natural Rock Feature
14 posts
1 site
Clova 1 Souterrain
33 posts
Clune Hill Stone Circle
11 posts
Clune Wood Cairn(s)
2 posts
Cnoc Cailliche Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Colleonard Stone Circle
2 posts
Colpy Stone Circle (Destroyed)
4 posts
Comfort Law Cairn(s)
5 posts
1 site
Conglas Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Corbie Knap Cairn(s)
5 posts
Corblelack Cairn(s)
4 posts
Corrachree Kerbed Cairn
10 posts
Corrie Cairn(s)
5 posts
Corrie Cairn, Glenkindie Cairn(s)
27 posts
Corrstones Stone Circle
7 posts
Corrybeg Cairn(s)
10 posts
Corrybeg Stone Circle
16 posts
Corrydown Stone Circle
7 posts
Corsedardar Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
1 site
Corsindae Cairn(s)
5 posts
Cortie Brae Stone Circle
64 posts
Cothiemuir Wood Stone Circle
5 posts
Cot Hillock Cairn(s)
9 posts
Court Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Crabs Cairn Cairn(s)
7 posts
Craighead Stone Circle
11 posts
Craigievar Stone Circle
16 posts
Craig Dorney Hillfort
7 posts
Crathie Point Cliff Fort
11 posts
Crofts of Shielburn Standing Stone / Menhir
2 posts
Crookmore Stone Circle
5 posts
Culag Hill Cairn(s)
20 posts
Culblean Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
38 posts
Cullerie Stone Circle
10 posts
Cullykhan Cliff Fort
4 posts
Culsalmond Stone Circle (Destroyed)
5 posts
Culsh Stone Circle (Destroyed)
22 posts
Culsh Souterrain Souterrain
7 posts
Cults Stone Circle (Site of) Stone Circle
5 posts
Cummerton Cairn(s)
8 posts
Cuning Hill Cairn(s)
6 posts
Dalrossach Cairn(s)
8 posts
Dardanus Standing Stone / Menhir
22 posts
Deer Park Stone Circle
1 post
Deil's Stane Natural Rock Feature
11 posts
Den Of Howie Kerbed Cairn
4 posts
Deskry Cairn(s)
4 posts
3 sites
Dilly Hill Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Donald's Hillock Cairn(s)
5 posts
Drimmies Standing Stone / Menhir
17 posts
Druidsfield Stone Circle
20 posts
Druidstones Stone Circle
3 posts
Drumel Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Drumfours Stone Circle
5 posts
Drummy Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
The Drum Stone Natural Rock Feature
4 posts
Dundarg Cliff Fort
9 posts
Dundonnie Cliff Fort
25 posts
Dunnideer Hillfort
6 posts
Dunnottar Castle Cliff Fort
15 posts
Dunnydeer Farm Stone Circle
4 posts
Durno Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Durn Hill Hillfort
117 posts
East Aquhorthies Stone Circle
8 posts
East Blairbowie Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
East Kinharrachie Cairn(s)
4 posts
Elphhillock Cairn(s)
6 posts
Elsick Mounth Ancient Trackway
40 posts
Esslie the Greater Stone Circle
19 posts
Esslie the Lesser Stone Circle
5 posts
Fallow Hill Artificial Mound
6 posts
1 site
Fallow Hill Hillfort
7 posts
Fedderat Cairn Cairn(s)
5 posts
Ferneybrae Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Ferneyhowe Long Cairn
5 posts
Ferrar Cairn(s)
2 posts
Fetteresso Burial Chamber
6 posts
Fetteresso Castle Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Fetteresso Forest Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Findlatree Cairn(s)
Findlayston Cairn(s)
8 posts
Finnercy Cairn(s)
14 posts
1 site
Finzean Long Cairn
6 posts
The Floors Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Forglen Round Barrow(s)
29 posts
Forvie Kerb Cairns Kerbed Cairn
13 posts
Frendraught Stone Circle
3 posts
Fullerton/Bogcoup Stone Circle
6 posts
Gallows Hill 'Hanging Stone' Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Gallow Hill Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Gallow Hill (Stonehaven) Cairn(s)
11 posts
Garran Burn Stone Circle
12 posts
Gaval Stone Circle
4 posts
Gavenie Braes Stone Circle
32 posts
Glassel Stone Circle
5 posts
Glenhead Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
3 posts
Glenkindie Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Glenkindie House Souterrain
5 posts
2 sites
Glenshee 1 Cairn(s)
5 posts
Glenton Hill Enclosure
1 post
The Gouch Stone (destroyed?) Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Gouk Stane, Bennachie Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Gouk Stone, Kinaldie Standing Stone / Menhir
15 posts
Gourdon Hill Long Barrow
8 posts
Gowk Stane, Oyne Stone Circle
6 posts
Greengates Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Greenhill Cairn(s)
7 posts
Greenhill Stone Circle (Destroyed)
6 posts
Greenlands Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
10 posts
Green Cairn Hillfort
10 posts
The Grinago Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Gurgedyke Wood Cup Marked Stone
6 posts
Harestane, Feith Hill Stone Circle
6 posts
Hare Cairn Cairn(s)
5 posts
Hare Stone Natural Rock Feature
4 posts
Harvey's Cairn Cairn(s)
1 post
Hatton Cairn(s)
17 posts
Hatton of Ardoyne Stone Circle
9 posts
Hawk Hill Stone Circle
4 posts
1 site
Hawk Law Cairn(s)
7 posts
Heather Hill Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Highland Wood Croft Cairn(s)
6 posts
High Law Cairn(s)
5 posts
High Wood Cairn(s)
11 posts
Hillhead Cairn(s)
7 posts
Hillhead Of Suttie Cairn(s)
5 posts
Hillside Round Cairn
4 posts
Hill Of Alvah Cairn(s)
10 posts
Hill of Backside Cairn(s)
31 posts
1 site
Hill of Barra Hillfort
11 posts
Hill Of Christ's Kirk Hillfort
9 posts
1 site
Hill of Fiddes Stone Circle
5 posts
Hill Of Foulzie Long Cairn
7 posts
Hill of Keir Enclosure
5 posts
Hill Of Knockollochie Kerbed Cairn
5 posts
Hill Of Laithers Standing Stone / Menhir
11 posts
Hill Of Logie Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
Hill Of New Leslie Hillfort
3 posts
Hill of Old Merdrum Cup Marked Stone
3 posts
Hill Of Old Merdrum Cup Marked Stone
7 posts
Hill Of Rothmaise Cairn(s)
8 posts
Hill Of Selbie Ring Cairn
13 posts
Hill of Tuack Stone Circle
4 posts
Hill Of Whitecross Cairn(s)
9 posts
Hilton of Cairngrassie Standing Stone / Menhir
12 posts
Hilton School Langstane Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Hindstones Cairn(s)
7 posts
Home Farm Of Potterton Cairn(s)
7 posts
Hopewell Lodge Hillfort
6 posts
Houff Of Ury Kerbed Cairn
4 posts
Humblecairn Cairn(s)
9 posts
Huntly Standing Stones
22 posts
Image Wood Stone Circle
7 posts
Inchmarlo Standing Stone / Menhir
12 posts
Inschfield Stone Circle
7 posts
Inverernan Cairn(s)
3 posts
John Bells Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Katie's Cairn Cairn(s) (Destroyed)
1 post
Kelpie's Stane Natural Rock Feature
3 posts
Kempstone Hill Standing Stones
1 post
Kenshot Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
Kildrummy Kirk Cairn(s)
4 posts
Kincorth Hill Cairn(s)
14 posts
Kinellar Kirkyard Stone Circle
4 posts
King's Chair Natural Rock Feature
8 posts
Kintore Golf Club Burial Chamber
41 posts
Kirkton of Bourtie Stone Circle
9 posts
Kirkton Of Oyne Round Cairn
4 posts
The Knock Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Knockargety Hill Hillfort
7 posts
Knockmonean Cairn(s)
3 posts
Knock Hill (Dinnet) Cairn(s)
1 post
Knock Hill (Glenbervie) Cairn(s)
7 posts
Knock Saul Cairn(s)
3 posts
1 site
Knock Soul (near Migvie) Cairn(s)
11 posts
Langstane o' Craigearn Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
The Lang Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Larrick Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
14 posts
The Law Cairn(s)
7 posts
Law Cairn Cairn(s)
5 posts
Law Of Balgreen Cairn(s)
7 posts
Law Of Melrose Cairn(s)
2 posts
Learney Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Lenchie Cairn(s)
4 posts
Leochel-Cushnie Cairn(s)
4 posts
1 site
Leylodge School Standing Stone / Menhir
2 posts
Leys of Barras Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Liggars' Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Lindsayhill Wood Cairn(s)
7 posts
Litterty Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
Little Clinterty Standing Stone / Menhir
28 posts
Little Gight Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
6 posts
Little Hillbrae Cairn(s)
88 posts
Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle
9 posts
Loch Kinord Crannog
4 posts
Loch Of Leys Crannog
3 posts
Logie Coldstone Stone Circle
8 posts
Logie Newton Round Cairn
11 posts
Longman Hill Long Barrow
26 posts
Loudon Wood Stone Circle
18 posts
Luath's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
The Luib Kerbed Cairn
11 posts
Lulach's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Lumphanan Hill Kerbed Cairn
7 posts
Lumphart Hill Cairn(s)
3 posts
Lusy Law Cairn(s)
9 posts
Macbeth's Cairn Cairn(s)
3 posts
Macbeth's Stone Natural Rock Feature
8 posts
Maiden Castle (Pittrodie) Hillfort
1 post
Mains Of Edzell Hillfort
16 posts
Mains of Hatton Stone Circle
3 posts
Meadow Kerbed Cairn
5 posts
1 site
Meikle Tom Cairn(s)
4 posts
Melgum Stone Circle
8 posts
Mellenside Cairn(s)
14 posts
Memsie Burial Cairn Round Cairn
3 posts
Mid-Cairneywhing Cairn(s)
3 posts
Middleton Henge
64 posts
Midmar Kirk Stone Circle
11 posts
Midmill Long Cairn
8 posts
1 site
Midtown Of Pitglassie Round Barrow(s)
5 posts
Migvie Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
7 posts
1 site
Millplough Stone Circle
10 posts
1 site
Millstone Hill East Cairn(s)
4 posts
Mill Of Brux Cairn(s)
11 posts
Mill of Carden Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Mill of Fintray Cursus/ Multiple Stone Rows / Avan Multiple Stone Rows / Avenue
7 posts
Mill Of Fisherie Cairn(s)
7 posts
Mill Of Kelly Stone Circle
10 posts
Mill of Noth Standing Stones
6 posts
Mill of Schivas Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Milton Of Migvie Souterrain
5 posts
Milton Of Whitehouse Souterrain
6 posts
Mimrikin's Clump Enclosure
11 posts
Mitton Hill Kerbed Cairn
4 posts
4 sites
Monael 1 Kerbed Cairn
8 posts
Monandavan Ring Cairn
17 posts
Monkshill Standing Stone / Menhir
10 posts
3 sites
Montgoldrum Stone Circle
6 posts
Monykebbuck Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Moray Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Mormond Farm Kerbed Cairn
4 posts
Mortlich Hillfort
24 posts
Morven Cairn(s)
7 posts
Mote Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
1 site
Mowat Newton Ring Cairn
5 posts
Mulloch Kerbed Cairn
3 posts
Mulloch Cairn(s)
17 posts
Mulloch Cairn Cairn(s)
6 posts
Mummer's Reive Cairn(s)
3 posts
Mundurno Stone Circle
15 posts
Netherton Stone Circle
2 posts
Nether Balfour Stone Circle
9 posts
Nether Corskie Stone Circle
8 posts
Nether Coullie Stone Circle
11 posts
Nether Dumeath Stone Circle
5 posts
Nether Lauchentilly Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Newe Souterrain
2 posts
Newlands Of Oyne Cist
9 posts
1 site
Newseat Cairn(s)
7 posts
Newtongarry Hill Long Barrow
5 posts
Newton Hill Cairn(s)
4 posts
Newton Of Fortrie Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Newton Of Wardhouse Stone Circle
3 posts
Newton Of Wardhouse Farm Cairn(s)
12 posts
Newton Stone Standing Stones
1 post
Newton Wood Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
15 posts
New Craig Stone Circle
11 posts
New Craig Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
13 posts
New Kinord Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
53 posts
Nine Stanes Stone Circle
7 posts
Northward Cairn(s)
8 posts
North Burreldales Stone Circle
4 posts
North Rayne Cairn(s)
17 posts
North Strone Stone Circle
17 posts
Old Bourtreebush Stone Circle
34 posts
Old Keig Stone Circle
6 posts
Old Kinnernie Cairn(s)
8 posts
Old Kinord Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
8 posts
Old Maud Cist
31 posts
Old Rayne Stone Circle
4 posts
Orde's Cairn Cairn(s)
8 posts
Ord Hill Cairn(s)
8 posts
1 site
Peat Hill Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
The Peirk Cairn(s)
7 posts
Philla Cairn Cairn(s)
6 posts
Piper's Stone Natural Rock Feature
3 posts
1 site
Pitcandlich Cairn(s)
14 posts
Pitglassie Stone Circle
4 posts
Pitmachie Cairn(s)
7 posts
Pole Hill, Leask Round Barrow(s)
11 posts
1 site
Pressendye Cairn(s)
13 posts
Raedykes Ring Cairn
19 posts
Raich Stone Circle
7 posts
Rhynie Graveyard Cup Marked Stone
9 posts
Rhynie Standing Stones Standing Stones
6 posts
The Ringing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
12 posts
Roddantree Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Sandend Cairn(s) (Destroyed)
6 posts
Satter Hill Cairn(s)
9 posts
Scar Hill Cairn(s)
6 posts
Scotsmill Stone Circle
9 posts
Scurriestone Standing Stone / Menhir
20 posts
Shethin Stone Circle
6 posts
Shethin Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
38 posts
Shieldon Stone Circle
10 posts
Skelmuir Hill and Grey Stane of Corticram Standing Stones
12 posts
1 site
The Slacks Cairn(s)
6 posts
Smallburn Cairn(s)
6 posts
Smart's Cairn Cairn(s)
6 posts
Souterhill Cairn(s)
5 posts
South Auchinclech Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
1 site
South Brideswell Ring Cairn
8 posts
South Fornet Stone Circle
4 posts
South Lediken Cairn(s)
20 posts
1 site
South Leylodge Standing Stones
3 posts
South Sandlaw Cairn(s)
48 posts
South Ythsie Stone Circle
13 posts
Springhill Standing Stones
2 posts
Spurryhillock Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
6 posts
1 site
Standingstones Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Stirling Cairn Long Cairn
6 posts
Stockbridge Cairn(s)
31 posts
Stonehead Stone Circle
4 posts
Stoneyhill Cairn(s)
1 post
Stoneyhill Farm Cairn(s)
14 posts
Stone of Morphie Standing Stone / Menhir
13 posts
Stonyfield Stone Circle
4 posts
1 site
Stranog Hill 1 Cairn(s)
7 posts
Strathfinella Hill Cairn(s)
8 posts
Strath Howe Hillfort
39 posts
Strichen Stone Circle
17 posts
St Brandan's Stanes Stone Circle
10 posts
St Manire's Chapel Standing Stone / Menhir
23 posts
St Marnan's Chair Standing Stones
6 posts
St Walloch's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Sundayswells Hill Chambered Cairn
66 posts
Sunhoney Stone Circle
6 posts
Sunnybrae Kerbed Cairn
2 posts
Sunnybrae Farm Crannog
The Sutor's Mither Natural Rock Feature
8 posts
Tam's Chamber Artificial Mound
53 posts
3 sites
Tap o' Noth Hillfort
5 posts
Temple Stones, Millden Stone Circle
5 posts
Tertowie Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Thorax Stone Circle
5 posts
1 site
Tillyching 1 Cairn(s)
8 posts
Tillydrone Artificial Mound
11 posts
Tilquhillie Stone Circle
9 posts
Tofthills Cup Marked Stone
6 posts
Tollohill Wood Cist
8 posts
Tombeg Standing Stone / Menhir
25 posts
Tomnagorn Stone Circle
51 posts
Tomnaverie Stone Circle
3 posts
1 site
Tom Dubh Cairn(s)
12 posts
Tower Of Johnston Cairn(s)
5 posts
The Tow Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Trancie Hill Cairn(s)
3 posts
Tulloch Boundary Marker 33 Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
10 posts
Tullos Hill Cairn(s)
77 posts
Tyrebagger Stone Circle
6 posts
Udny Green, Home Farm Cist
13 posts
Upper Auchnagorth Stone Circle
4 posts
Upper Balfour Cairn(s)
4 posts
Upper Broomhill Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
9 posts
1 site
Upper Culquoich Cairn(s)
13 posts
Upper Ord Stone Circle
5 posts
1 site
Upper Shampher Round Cairn
18 posts
Upper Third Stone Circle
19 posts
Wantonwells Stone Circle
5 posts
Wardhouse Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
9 posts
Waterside Cairn(s)
10 posts
Waulkmill Standing Stone / Menhir
11 posts
Westerton Of Petmathen Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Wester Clova Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Wester Clune Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
15 posts
Wester Echt Stone Circle
6 posts
Westfield Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Westfolds Cairn(s)
3 posts
West Crichie Stone Circle
7 posts
West Drachlaw Stone Circle
6 posts
West Hatton Long Cairn
3 posts
West Knockenzie Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
1 post
West Mains Cairn(s)
3 posts
Wether Hill Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
9 posts
Wheedlemont Hillfort
15 posts
Wheedlemont Stone Circle
6 posts
Whitehillock Standing Stone / Menhir
45 posts
Whitehills Stone Circle
5 posts
Whitehill Wood, Cairn Ennit Stone Circle
6 posts
Whiteside
1 post
Whitestripes Henge
4 posts
White Cow Natural Rock Feature
18 posts
White Cow Wood Chambered Cairn
6 posts
White Hill Enclosure
15 posts
Witch Hillock Round Barrow(s)
10 posts
Wolf Stone Natural Rock Feature
8 posts
Woodend of Cluny Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Woodland's Wood Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
Woodside Ring Cairn
6 posts
Woodside Cairn(s)
5 posts
Woodside, Delgaty Cairn(s)
6 posts
1 site
Woods Of Cairnie 1 Cairn(s)
6 posts
Woods Of Cairnie 2 Cairn(s)
6 posts
Wood Of Schivas Cup Marked Stone
14 posts
Wormy Hillock Henge
19 posts
Yonder Bognie Stone Circle
Sites of disputed antiquity:
8 posts
Barbara's Hillock Cist
5 posts
Bellman's Stone Natural Rock Feature
1 post
Crab Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
2 posts
The Good Man's Fauld Cairn(s) (Destroyed)
5 posts
The Langstane (Aberdeen) Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Little Fornet Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
The Priest's Well Sacred Well

News

4,000 Year Old Pottery Found In Dyce

What you find when making a car park.

http://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/local/4-000-year-pottery-found-at-planned-aberdeen-car-park-1.404612
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
4th June 2014ce
Edited 4th June 2014ce

Museum site available for let


From the Press and Journal website (19 October 2012):

A mothballed prehistory park in Aberdeenshire is now available for let – which could finally clear the way for it to be put up for sale... continues...
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
21st October 2012ce

Garioch Heritage

On the 4th January at 7.30pm the Garioch Heritage Society have Colin Harris speaking about Dunnydeer (hillfort, stone circle etc) and Wardhouse (ancient settlement, cairns, RSCs) in the Neolithic. Venue - Acorn Centre, Inverurie.

(Hopefully the bhoy will make it and report back)
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
30th December 2011ce

New Future On The Horizon At Park Which Opens Its Doors To The Past

Lifeline handed to Archaeolink which closed last month as a victim of council budget cuts.

Quite a bit more info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2248359
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
2nd May 2011ce
Edited 2nd May 2011ce

Archaeolink Staff Lose Their Jobs But 'It's Not Over Yet'

New talks to save attraction.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2228766
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
18th April 2011ce
Edited 18th April 2011ce

Stay Of Execution For Archaeolink As Staff Keep Jobs For A Fortnight

Councillor says hope still remains that the attraction could survive with new investment.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2208810
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
4th April 2011ce

Ian Shepherd

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/ian-shepherd-archaeologist-who-led-the-way-in-scottish-research-1771219.html
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
1st April 2011ce

Archaeolink Prehistory Park could be saved

Following on from drewbhoy's post...

An Aberdeenshire tourist attraction facing closure after councillors decided to end a six-figure annual subsidy could yet be saved.

The trust that runs the Archaeolink Prehistory Park in Oyne said it was "fairly positive" about its future.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-12932458
1speed Posted by 1speed
1st April 2011ce

Last Ditch Talks As Prehistory Park Hangs In The Balance

Archaeolink needs an investment of up to £2 million to save it from closure, says board of trustees.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2200355
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
29th March 2011ce

TV Presenter Calls For Action To Save Tourist Attractions

Robinson hopes that attempts to reopen Archaeolink are successful.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2149590
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
23rd February 2011ce

Archaeolink Trustees In Last Ditch Attempt To Restore Prehistory Park

Hopes that outside investment will be found to save business branded a 'white elephant'.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2147833
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
22nd February 2011ce

Pre-history Park Axed After £2.5 Million Subsidies

Archaeolink staff given notice as council withdraws funding.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2142222
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
18th February 2011ce

Winter Solstice 'Secret Stone Circle' visit


The council are inviting you to 'soak up at the atmosphere at a well hidden stone circle as the daylight of the shortest day fades' on Sunday 21st December.

You must book in advance by telephoning 01771 622857 and will meet at Drinnies Wood car park, near Fetterangus... continues...
Chris Posted by Chris
30th October 2009ce

North East Stone Circles In Westhill Exhibition


Photographer prefers black and white shots.

By Donna MacLarty.

Published by the Press and Journal,
20/10/09.

Further info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/article... continues...
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
20th October 2009ce
Edited 22nd October 2009ce

Digging Dog's Archaeological Find


A dog proved to be a canine Indiana Jones by finding a stone axe head dating back thousands of years in Aberdeenshire.

Rowan the inquisitive black labrador unearthed the Neolithic find at the Drum Estate... continues...
pebblesfromheaven Posted by pebblesfromheaven
8th December 2006ce
Edited 8th December 2006ce

Two new books on RSCs from RCAHMS


After years without any books on the Recumbent Stone Circles of Aberdeenshire, we will get two in the next couple of years - to quote Adam Welfare at RCAHMS:

"You may be interested to learn that we are presently working on two
books about Aberdeenshire... continues...
Chris Posted by Chris
24th October 2006ce

Fires Lit At Stone Circle To Mark Shortest Day


Andy Philip 09:00 - 22nd December 2005

Fires were lit at an Aberdeenshire stone circle last night to mark the winter solstice.

The Breemie stones, at Broomhill, by Lyne of Skene, attracted people for quiet reflection as they watched the sun set on the shortest day of the year... continues...
Running Elk Posted by Running Elk
28th December 2005ce
Edited 28th December 2005ce

Festival held in Recumbent Stone Circle - First time in thousands of years


Breemie Recumbent Stone Circle, Lyne of Skene, Aberdeenshire

A Festival for the "mind, body and spirit" is being held at a modern stone circle in Aberdeenshire this summer, organised by a shamanic healer... continues...
Running Elk Posted by Running Elk
11th May 2005ce
Edited 13th May 2005ce

Historians lay siege to secrets of hill forts and sheilings


http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/37715.html

Archaeologists are turning their attention to one of Scotland's most historically overlooked areas by scheduling scores of ancient and modern sites dating from 4000BC to the cold war era... continues...
nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
21st April 2005ce
Edited 21st April 2005ce

Eagle secret of Bronze Age burial


From The Scotsman, 24 November 2004

Archaeologists in Scotland have made a "hugely significant" discovery by unearthing the best and most comprehensively-dated Bronze Age site in the UK, The Scotsman has learned... continues...
Jane Posted by Jane
24th November 2004ce
Edited 24th November 2004ce

Aberdeen 'Flying Archaeologist' Talk Tomorrow 1st Sept


Moira Greig, an archaeologist with Aberdeenshire Council, has been carrying out an aerial survey of the north-east since the early 1990s and has discovered a significant number of new sites... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
31st August 2004ce

First recumbent stone circle built for 6000 years

From the Press and Journal- Aberdeenshire shaman builds a new recumbent circle with another one planned soon;
http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=62692&command=displayContent&sourceNode=62244&contentPK=10013530
Posted by Martin
21st May 2004ce

ARP 2004 Conference- 29/5/04

This years Archaeological Research in Progress conference in Aberdeen on the 29th May will examine recent and ongoing projects in the North East of Scotland. The programme looks interesting including a talk entilted 'The moon and the bonfire: recent excavations at recumbent stone circles'.
Full details here;
http://www.britarch.ac.uk/csa/arp.html
Posted by Martin
12th May 2004ce
Edited 12th May 2004ce

Ancient Flints Found on Cairngorms


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/3581355.stm

Archaeologists are excited by a discovery which they say proves that early Scottish settlers travelled through the Cairngorms 7,000 years ago... continues...
nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
2nd April 2004ce

Details of Ancient Burial Site in Scotland


An Ancient burial site, which was unearthed by workers preparing land for a massive gas pipeline, has proved to be a mine of information about Scottish people of the Bronze Age... continues...
Kozmik_Ken Posted by Kozmik_Ken
12th February 2004ce
Edited 12th February 2004ce

Carved Stone Balls Exhibition


"Carved Stone Balls - a Prehistoric Mystery"
The exhibition runs January 19 - March 31 2004 at the Marischal Museum in Aberdeen... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th January 2004ce
Edited 29th January 2004ce

New Official Ancient Monument


Thanks to Fiona Young who sent in this article from her local Aberdeenshire newspaper:

"Stone Circle Named As Ancient Monument"
by Audrey Innes

The remains of a group of North-east standing stones, which date back more than 5,000 years, look set to be named as an official ancient monument later this year... continues...
Posted by JoAnne Wilder
15th July 2000ce

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Miscellaneous

These stunningly beautiful glass beads with intricate spiral patterns are known only in the North East. Who made them and why?

More info :

http://www.leopardmag.co.uk/feats/305/puzzle-of-our-iron-age-beads
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
30th October 2011ce
Edited 31st October 2011ce

"Grey recumbent tombs of the dead in deserted places,
Standing stones on the vacant wine-red moor,
Hills of sheep, and the howes of the silent vanished races,
And winds, austere and pure."

Robert Louis Stevenson
1850-1894
From Songs of Travel

Blagged from an Aberdeenshire Council pamphlet "The Stone Circle."
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
7th February 2007ce

The circle I helped build is at Lyne of Skene (hill above BA stores) on the owners land, Allan Brownie. If you look over the recumbent (SW horizon)it is aligned to the Barmekin Hill (Iron Age hill fort on top). However when looking at an OS map afterwards I noticed that it also lines up with the stones at Wester Echt, Midmar Kirk, Sunhoney Stone circle and a ceremonial site, Blackyduds on the Hill of Fare on the far horizon. We felt guided from the beginning of this project which was a loose idea in late 2003 when I started Sacred Way tours and met Allan. We had one day to build it this year and it happened to be on Beltane. The next day was a red moon lunar eclipse which activated the circle and niether of us was aware of this lunar happening until after it had happened. The following weekend Allan held the annual BA Agricultural Vintage fair with all the stall holders around the circle. It was amazing to see that 6000 years later some 7000 people from the surrounding farming communities and Aberdeen would once again meet and be engaged at a stone circle, as I believe would have happened in the original communities. I have been asked to build other circles but feel that if the alignment etc is not correct then I will not be involved in it. These circles serve an 'energy' purpose as much today as they did by the original creators. Running Elk Posted by Running Elk
26th May 2004ce
Edited 26th May 2004ce

Aberdeen University held an exhibition of carved stone balls earlier this year. Some 70 were on display - which must be pretty well their entire collection.

They have about eight or so on permanent display and these were supplemented by five cases of rarely seen items.

Images of all of these are posted here.

A couple of apologies. I had no tripod so some from the permanent display (which were in a dark corner) are blurred. Posted nevertheless as they still give some idea of the decoration. Also, I've lost the names of two of the findposts.

The balls in the cases are shown from two angles.

Some background info on the balls.

411 known examples at the last count.
Vast majority 7cm diameter. 12 at 9-11 cm and some oval ones.
Stone used varies considerably - sandstone, quartzite, gneiss, ...
Distribution - largely Aberdeenshire, Grampians. Also other parts of Scotland. Five found outside Scotland.
Context/Date - Skara Brae finds are late Neolithic. Reports of some finds in Bronze Age contexts but none from recent well-documented excavations.

Purpose? The exhibition offered no real explanation so it's open season on that one!
greywether Posted by greywether
21st May 2004ce
Edited 22nd May 2004ce

Links

Folklore of the Aberdeenshire Stone Circles and Standing Stones


Good paper by James Richie.
faerygirl Posted by faerygirl
2nd June 2010ce
Edited 2nd June 2010ce

Extreme Stonefeelers' World of Hard Rock & Standing Stones


Lots of pics of Aberdeenshire stone circles etc.
new abbey Posted by new abbey
10th April 2010ce
Edited 10th April 2010ce

The Lemur Project


LEMUR (LEarning with MUseum Resources) allows you to see online the holdings of the University of Aberdeen. This link takes you to their collection of pleasing Neolithic/Bronze Age 'carved stone balls', most of which were found in Aberdeenshire.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
23rd April 2007ce

RSC resources


PSAS articles

This link takes you to the PSAS volume index.

Volumes 34 to 39 inclusive contain articles on RSCs which, despite their age, are almost indispensible.

They comprise a six-part survey by Fred Coles of (probably) all the stone circles in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire including fine ground plans and stone measurements in each case.

Many site entries have excellent drawings of the stones (not so good on human figures though!) and, of course, it is always interesting to hear what the writer has to say about the circles based on the local knowledge around at the start of the last century.

Volume 102 has an article by Burl on RSCs including grid references on 74 definite and 18 probable RSC sites.

These PSAS references are all PDF articles, many of them very long.

Other web sites

Megalithics at http://www.megalithics.com/scotland.htm has some good movie panoramas of RSCs including some of the lesser well known ones.

This Aberdeen University site http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~lib266/stones/main.htm#index
has wide coverage of RSCs and other sites. Especially good on directions
greywether Posted by greywether
5th April 2005ce
Edited 5th April 2005ce

Sacred Way Tours


Personal day tours of Aberdeenshires recumbent stone circles, hillforts etc. Local information, picture gallery, booking online facility etc.
Running Elk Posted by Running Elk
26th May 2004ce
Edited 26th May 2004ce

Aberdeenshire Archaeology Service


View the Sites and Monuments list online (v. useful).

Clickable maps of sites to visit.
greywether Posted by greywether
22nd March 2004ce

Archaeolink


Family friendly archaeological visitor centre.
25 Miles from Aberdeen. Indoor and outdoor activities.
Covers neolithic - iron age periods, with a reconstruction of roundhouse etc. I liked it, so did the missus and the bairn.
Hob Posted by Hob
16th March 2004ce
Edited 18th June 2007ce

Friends of Grampian Stones


Aberdeenshire recumbent stone circles, Pictish stones, legends, images.
nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
19th December 2002ce

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Greengates (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

Sadly SC and myself found this stone 'houked up' and flung on a pile of farm waste. At least the stone is still there. The HS people were informed and hopefully something might be done.........hopefully! drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
8th November 2014ce

Tomnagorn (Stone Circle) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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27th September 2014ce

East Aquhorthies (Stone Circle) — Fieldnotes

Visited 27.7.14

Directions:
Sign posted from Inverurie.


This site is simply fantastic – one of the finest stone circles I have ever visited.

There is a designated parking area with an information board and a sign which states the circle is 400m away. Myself, Dafydd and Sophie walked up the tarmac path to the circle whilst Karen preferred to stay in the car and read.

The walk is very easy and I was delighted to find we had the circle to ourselves. The rain showers had stopped, the clouds began to break up and the sun was shining brightly – and hot.

I found the (relatively) modern stone wall surrounding the circle only added to the site and certainly wasn’t a distraction for me. The huge recumbent is a sight to behold. I wonder if the two large stones in front of the recumbent were put there to ensure it stays in place?

Dafydd and Sophie amused themselves by sword fighting (plastic swords!) whilst I enjoyed the otherwise peaceful location. There are decent views to be had to the east.

This was one of the highlights of the holiday for me and is now be amongst my favorite stone circles. I was knocked out by this place and we stayed as long as we dare knowing that Karen was waiting for us in the car. This is a place you could easily spend a long time savoring.

If you get the chance I would strongly recommend a visit. You won’t be disappointed.

If that wasn’t enough I also got to knock another H.S. site off the list!
Posted by CARL
18th August 2014ce

New Craig (Stone Circle) — Fieldnotes

Visited 27.7.14

Directions:
From Loanhead stone circle continue along the minor road north. When you see the circle remains on your right park on the verge. Access to the field is via a metal gate.


The field was full of cows but I walked past them without fuss. At the far end of the field I had to navigate an electric fence which didn’t prove to be too much of a problem.

The recumbent and its flankers have been built into a dry stone wall which has probably saved the circle from total destruction.

This stone circle is intervisible with the one at Loanhead. Both are on high ground.
Why two stone circles so close together? There again, why do we have so many churches so close together?

I am glad I took the trouble to visit New Craig and would recommend you do the same.
Posted by CARL
18th August 2014ce

Loanhead of Daviot (Stone Circle) — Fieldnotes

Visited 27.7.14

Directions:
Sign posted off the A96

The weather was showery but luckily the rain had stopped as we pulled up outside the Scout Hall. Access to the circle is through a kissing gate and along a short path.

Myself and Dafydd walked up to the circle whilst Karen and Sophie stayed in the car. As we approached we saw an Australian couple who were ‘doing’ Scotland. We said ‘hello’ and exchanged a few words (as you do) and the lady was telling her husband that she could only see two of (the reported) twelve cup marks.
‘Here’s one’ announced Dafydd. He was right, he had spotted another one.
The lady was most impressed. I informed her he has had practice!
Despite our best efforts we couldn’t spot any more. Perhaps the light wasn’t right?

The large recumbent is split along its length. Dafydd was easily able to walk through the cleft.
I have a photo of him stood ‘mid recumbent’ ready to be printed off.

I didn't know about the adult and child cremation cemetery which I read about on the information board.

There are good views over the countryside and needless to say this is a ‘must see’ site if you happen to be in the area.
That’s another H.S. site knocked off the list for me.

As we were leaving I spotted another recumbent and flankers on a rise to the north.
Must go and check that out!
Posted by CARL
18th August 2014ce

Broomend of Crichie (Henge) — Fieldnotes

Visited 27.7.14

Directions:
At the southern end of Port Elphinstone – behind the BP petrol station


Today was the first day we had rain. Considering we were now into the second week of our holiday we could have few complaints.

The area in which the henge stands is overgrown and has the appearance of waste ground – although I am sure it isn’t! Access to the field is via a metal gate.

The henge is easy to spot with the bank being between 1m and 2m high from the bottom of the ditch.

The standing stones are between 1.5m and 1.8m high. The Pictish symbol stone has nice markings on it. At least the weather made them easy to see.

It is a pity more is not made of this site. A good hair cut and an information board would go a long way. It doesn’t look like many people come here which is a shame.

Well worth a visit if you happen to be in the area.
Posted by CARL
18th August 2014ce

Memsie Burial Cairn (Round Cairn) — Fieldnotes

Visited 26.7.14

Directions:
From Fraserburgh take the A981 south.
The cairn is on the B9032 (sign posted)


Another Historic Scotland site ticked off the list.
This cairn is a whopper – you can’t miss it!
Access is via a kissing gate and an information board is provided.

Memsie is a big old pile of stones and I am sure it gives the inhabitants of the nearby house something to talk about when looking out of their living room window! I didn't climb to the top as it felt uncomfoartable with the house so near.

What is perhaps best about a visit to Memsie is that it gives a good idea of how many of the now ruined cairns we visit must have looked when in their prime.
Posted by CARL
13th August 2014ce

Brandsbutt (Stone Circle) — Fieldnotes

Visited 27.7.14

Directions:
In the town of Inverurie. In the suburbs to the north west.
The Brandsbutt symbol stone is sign posted as it is a H.S. site.


There is an information board and the setting of the circle has been marked out on the grass. The site is well and truly knackered but, at least I guess, some of the stones remain.

The Pictish stone is also knackered but again, at least it is still with us.
Luckily the light was good and I was easily able to make out the carvings.

Worth a look if you happen to be visiting the pretty town of Inverurie.
Posted by CARL
13th August 2014ce

South Ythsie (Stone Circle) — Fieldnotes

Visited 27.7.14

Directions:
About 1 mile east of the village of Tarves.


We parked on the minor road to the west of the site and myself and Dafydd made for the circle whilst Karen stayed in the car with Sophie. A small wooden sign points the way. It only takes 5 minutes to walk along the path to the stones.
There is an information board set up by the Tarves Heritage Project 1995.

The six stones are erected on an obvious raised platform. The circle was surrounded by fields of wheat although the stones themselves were surrounded by long scraggy grass. The circle is only small but occupies a peaceful spot. It is certainly worth the minimum effort it takes to visit the stone circle.

It was a lovely hot sunny Sunday afternoon with blue sky and white fluffy clouds.
On the way back to the car we picked raspberries.

There are worse ways to spend an afternoon.
Posted by CARL
12th August 2014ce

East Blairbowie (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

Visited 28.7.14

Although sited right next to the road the stone was well hidden by long grass.

It is approximately 1m high and the top is covered in green lichen
Posted by CARL
11th August 2014ce
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