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Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Lyonston</b>Posted by markj99Image © markj99
Nearest Town:Maybole (2km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   NS30991039 / Sheet: 70
Latitude:55° 21' 29.66" N
Longitude:   4° 39' 59.34" W

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Drive by - 28.7.15

A short distance north east of Maybole, along a minor road.

For a change (not) it was raining. It has rained so much this holiday I am now on my second pair of boots. I have had enough of rain for a while. I have had enough of being wet, walking in the rain etc.
A drive by it is then!

The boulder-type stone is easily seen from the A77.
It is on the high point in the field.

Canmore state:
A rounded granite boulder about 1.4m in height. According to historian Mr J Gray its local name is Lyonston - from which the naerby farm took its name.
Posted by CARL
28th July 2015ce