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Drumend

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Drumend

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Old Rattray

Canmore ID 30760

Site Number NO24NW 18

NGR NO 20175 45824

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO24NW 18 2018 4582.

(NO 2018 4582) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1959)

A standing stone at 270ft. above sea-level, 5ft. 1in high, basal girth 8ft., swelling to 10ft.4ins rather more than midway.

F R Coles 1909

As described and illustrated.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 1 October 1970

This standing stone is situated on a low knoll 300m SE of Drumend steading; it measures 0.9m E-W by 0.6m and 1.6m in height. The stone is broader and thicker on its upper half and is presently surrounded by field clearance.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 12 October 1987.

RCAHMS 1990

Activities

Field Visit (11 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This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project.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.

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