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Airthrey Castle

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Airthrey Castle

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 47115

Site Number NS89NW 12

NGR NS 81411 96492

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS89NW 12 8140 9650

Not to be confused with standing stones at NS 8141 9661, for which see NS89NW 11.

(NS 8140 9650) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1958)

This standing stone, of dark grey dolerite, is oblong in section and leans slightly SW (along the line of the main axis). It measures 9' in height and 5' by 2'4" at ground level.

RCAHMS 1963, visited 1952

Description correct.

Visited by OS (JP) 14 December 1973


Field Visit (12 August 1952)

Standing Stone, Airthrey Castle (E.).

This stone (Pl. 3 B) stands about 300 yds. SE. of Airthrey Castle, at an elevation of about 110 ft. O.D. Like its neighbour (NS89NW 9), it is a pillar of dark grey dolerite. It is oblong in section, leans slightly south-westwards (i.e. along the line of its main axis), and measures 9 ft. in height and 5 ft. by 2 ft. 4 in. at ground level. It increases to a maximum of 5 ft. 4 in. by 2 ft. 10 in. at a height of 5 ft. 9 in.

RCAHMS 1963, visited 12 August 1952

Field Visit (September 1978)

Airthrey Castle 1 NS 814 965 NS89NW 12

This stone measures 1.5m by 0.7m at ground-level and 2.7m in height.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

(RCAHMS 1963, p. 66, no. 48)


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