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Cnoc Dubh

Stone Circle (Neolithic) - (Bronze Age)(Possible)

Site Name Cnoc Dubh

Classification Stone Circle (Neolithic) - (Bronze Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 26284

Site Number NN95NW 19

NGR NN 9424 5871

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NN95NW 19 9424 5871.

On the E side of the Moulin road within the Hydropathic grounds is a knoll known as "Cnoc dubh", traditionally a site of pagan worship. A stone circle stood here, but the stones are said to have been used to build Balnadrum farmhouse fully 100 years ago.

H Mitchell 1923.

This natural knoll is at NN 9424 5871. The name is no longer known. The greater part of ithas been removed by the construction of a tennis court. There is no trace nor local knowledge of the alleged stone circle.

Visited by OS (J B) 24 March 1975.


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