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Dalchirla

Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Dalchirla

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Muthill; Dalchirla Farm

Canmore ID 25355

Site Number NN81NW 3

NGR NN 8244 1588

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Muthill
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN81NW 3 8244 1588

For standing stone at NN 8226 1611, see NN81NW 4.

(NN 8244 1588) Standing Stones (NR)

OS 6" map (1958)

Stone Circle (NR) (Remains of)

OS 6" map (1901)

Two upright stones which are traditionally said to be the remains of a Druidicidal Temple (Name Book 1860). They are 7' 8" and 4' 4" high and 8' apart. There is no indication of the former position of other stones.

F R Coles 1911

The stones are as described by Coles. Between them, and in line, is an earthfast stone, 1.0m long by 0.5m wide by 0.3m high, the significance of which could not be ascertained. There is no indication of these stones having formed part of a stone circle.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 16 May 1967.

Scheduled as Dalchirla Farm, two standing stones.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 14 February 2002.

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