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The Cat Stane (Edinburgh)

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>The Cat Stane (Edinburgh)</b>Posted by Howburn DiggerImage © Howburn Digger's James Drummond Archive
Nearest Town:Queensferry Sth (4km NW)
OS Ref (GB):   NT148743 / Sheet: 65
Latitude:55° 57' 14.64" N
Longitude:   3° 21' 52.75" W

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The Cat-Stane, Edinburghshire by J.Y. Simpson

A wonderful article published in 1862 written by that all round good egg J .Y. Simpson, M.D., F.R.S.E. Knight of the Royal Order of St. Olaf of Norway, Lately Vice-President of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Member of the Arch├Žological Societies of Athens, Nassau, Copenhagen, etc. Honorary Professor of Antiquities to the Royal Scottish Academy, and Professor of Medicine and Midwifery in the University of Edinburgh.
The Cat-Stane, Edinburghshire:is it not The Tombstone of the Grandfather of Hengist and Horsa?
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
30th July 2006ce
Edited 30th July 2006ce