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Kethesgeo Stone in Stenness was five foot under

The socketed Kethis Quoy stone was found embedded in 1.5m of moss and its position at HY30351136 beside the Ireland Road marked by a wooden stake in boggy land NE of the dwelling of that name. - the stone itself disappeared ~1890. The Ke(i)thesgeo Stone is said to be a nautical mile from Maes Howe and south of the Watch Stone (though this is incorrect as its position was due south of the Brodgar peninsula). From the area you can see a little over a semicircle in front of you, including Maes Howe to the E and the buried Howe of Howe tomb to the W, with both equidistant from the stone.

wideford Posted by wideford
12th March 2012ce

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