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Craigie Church

Rocking Stone (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Craigie Church

Classification Rocking Stone (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Witches' Stone

Canmore ID 42851

Site Number NS43SW 14

NGR NS 427 323

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NS43SW 14 427 323.

A large stone, popularly called the "Witches' Stone" stood upright near Craigie church (NS 427 323), in a field on Lodgehouse farm (Lodgebush: NS 425 320). It was probably a rocking stone. It stood on three stones, so high that a man could crawl under. It was blasted in 1819 to build houses.

J Paterson 1863

No further information.

Visited by OS (JRL) 21 June 1982

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