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I assume one of the stones here must be the owner of this story?
[referring to a stone at Skelmuir Hill:] Its position is accounted for in local tradition by its having fallen upon and crushed to death an old-time farmer who was digging below it in search of a bull's hide full of gold. The same legend is told of two other monoliths in Aberdeenshire, one at Kildrummy and one at Binghill.
from 'Report on the Stone Circles of the North-East of Scotland' by Fred. R Coles, in PSAS 38 (1904).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
8th April 2009ce

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Clochforbie has a similar story. drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
8th April 2009ce
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