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Machriewater Foot

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Machriewater Foot</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (11.9.2018)
Nearest Town:Campbeltown (22km SW)
OS Ref (GB):   NR894337 / Sheets: 68, 69
Latitude:55° 33' 4.67" N
Longitude:   5° 20' 21.03" W

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Failed visit 27.7.16

Somewhere near the first and second tee of the golf course, next to a house.

This is an odd place. The road goes through the first / second tee and the house provides a further challenge to those of a golfing nature. Fortunately there was no one playing golf so we parked up next to the tee!

When we were on Arran last year I distinctly remember spotting the stone as we drove past. This year I couldn't find it! I walked around the first / second tee and house several times but couldn't see the stone. Although the area is surrounded by chest high ferns (another challenge for the golfers) I didn't think they were high enough to obscure the stone?

In fact I returned the next day for another quick look but again failed to find the stone. Therefore it is either shorther than I remember and swamped by the ferns (but surely that would have applied last year?) or I was looking in the wrong place or the stone has fallen or been removed?

In all probability it is still there - but I couldn't find it. One mystery for the next TMAer to visit Arran to solve!
Posted by CARL
7th August 2016ce