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Long Tom (Cairnryan)

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Long Tom (Cairnryan)</b>Posted by markj99Image © markj99
Nearest Town:Stranraer (12km S)
OS Ref (GB):   NX08167183 / Sheet: 76
Latitude:55° 0' 13.92" N
Longitude:   5° 0' 0.09" W

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Long Tom is a standing stone on Milldown Hill 400 yards from the Ayrshire/Dumfries & Galloway boundary.

It is accessed by a 4 mile walk from Cairnryan to the forestry above. The first 3.5 miles are by forest road but the last 0.5 miles are by forest lanes and firebreaks. It is the very definition of "in the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find". I used a GPS to get there and would consider it a necessity.
Long Tom is situated in a clearing. It is a 6 foot pointed menhir, in splendid isolation.

It is listed under Canmore ID 60886 (go to Links) for further information.
Posted by markj99
29th March 2019ce
Edited 12th September 2020ce


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Canmore ID 60886

Long Tom (Cairnryan) Standing Stone
Posted by markj99
12th September 2020ce