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Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Newtyle

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Dunkeld

Canmore ID 27206

Site Number NO04SW 7

NGR NO 04497 41064

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes (1908)

Two standing stones, possibly the remains of a circle.

F R Coles 1908.

Archaeology Notes (1967)

A pair of standing stones, 9' apart and aligned N-S. "A" measures 7'2" x 4'9" x 1'9" and "B" is 4'9" x 4'2" x 1'6".

M E C Stewart 1967.

Archaeology Notes

NO04SW 7 0449 4107.

(NO 0449 4107) Standing Stones (NR)

OS 6" map, Perthshire, 2nd ed. (1901)


Field Visit (6 August 1942)

This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.

Field Visit (22 February 1971)

A "two-poster" as described. There is no evidence to suggest a stone circle. Surveyed at 1:10560 scale.

Visited by OS (RD) 22 February 1971.

Field Visit (8 October 1986)

This pair of standing stones lies to the NE of the public road (A984) and is unusually situated at the foot of a steep slope at the rear of a terrace overlooking the River Tay. The N stone, which leans slightly to the W, rises to a height of 2.1m, and the S stone is 1.6m high.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 8 October 1986.

Measured Survey (8 October 1986)

RCAHMS surveyed the standing stones at Newtyle (NO04SW 7) with plane-table and alidade on 8 October 1986 at a scale of 1:125. The resultant plan was redrawn in ink.


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