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Strathblane, Parish Graveyard

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Strathblane, Parish Graveyard

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 44452

Site Number NS57NE 6

NGR NS 5638 7937

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Strathblane (Stirling)
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS57NE 6 5638 7937.

A rough uninscribed stone block, as described by the Commission.

Visited by OS (J L D) 29 March 1957

As described above

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (W D J) 2 May 1966.

NS 563 793 This five-sided pillar measures 1.lm high and stands in the graveyard of the parish church.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

Activities

Field Visit (10 November 1955)

NS57NE (unnoted) 563 793

Standing Stone, Parish Graveyard, Strathblane. A few yards within the entrance to the graveyard of Strathblane Parish Church a standing stone appears among the monuments. It is a five-sided pillar, 3ft 9ins high, with an uneven but flattish top. At ground level the sides range from 1ft 9ins to 2ft 3ins in width. A standing stone occurs similarly in a graveyard at Struan, near Blair Atholl, Perthshire.

RCAHMS 1963, visited 10 November 1955

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