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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 56388 79373

NGR Description NS 56388 79373

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.


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

Field Visit (September 1978)

Strathblane NS 563 793 NS57NE 6

This five-sided pillar measures 1.1 m high and stands in the graveyard of the parish church.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

(RCAHMS 1963, p. 67, no. 56)


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