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Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Acharn

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 24190

Site Number NN53SE 13

NGR NN 56142 31599

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Killin
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN53SE 13 5614 3160.

(NN 561 315) A single stone 3'10" high with a girth of 6'2" at the base stands in a field just below the farmhouse of Acharn, close to the public road that leads to Lix Toll. It is possibly the survivor of a stone circle. Land stones gathered from the field have been thrown around it.

W A Gillies 1938

NN 5614 3160. This stone is generally as described. It was incorporated into the verge when the road was re-aligned. No other large stones are in the vicinity and there were no associated finds.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (SFS) 3 September 1975

No change to previous field report.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (BS) 12 December 1978


Field Visit (September 1978)

Acharn NN 561 316 NN53SE 13

This standing stone measures 0.7m by 0.3m at the base and rises to a point at a height of 1.2m.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

Gillies 1938, 21


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