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Bain's Hill, 'stinnin Stane'

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Bain's Hill, 'stinnin Stane'

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Maidenhead Bay; Rab's Knowe; Pan Knowes

Canmore ID 40856

Site Number NS20NW 7

NGR NS 2075 0773

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Kirkoswald
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS20NW 7 2075 0773

(NS 2075 0773) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 1:10000 map (1972)

The 'Stinnin Stane', a dolerite monolith, is situated at the S side of Maidenhead Bay, near Rab's Knowe (Pan Knowes).

J Smith 1895.

This stone occupies a prominent position on top of a small hill. It measures 1.7m in height and 1.1m by 0.8m at the base. The name 'Stinnin Stane' is not in local use.

Visited by OS (RD), 7 March 1967.

No change to the previous field report.

Visited by OS (JRL), 31 May 1977.


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