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Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Gormyre

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 47916

Site Number NS97SE 13

NGR NS 9836 7315

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Torphichen
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NS97SE 13 9836 7315.

(NS 9836 7315) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1968)

This standing stone, a narrow upright pointed boulder of schist, stands 3'10" high and is 1'6" wide at base, which is roughly pentagonal.

RCAHMS 1929, visited 1923

As described.

Visited by OS (JLD) 5 December 1952

Moved to side of field.

Information from A McLean, Edinburgh, 13 March 1980.

Standing stone no longer exists.

Visited by RCAHMS (JBS) 12 August 1985.


Field Visit (8 May 1923)

Standing Stone.

In the fourth field north-east of Gormyre Farm is a narrow, upright, pointed boulder of schist, 3 feet 10 inches high and 1 foot 6 inches wide at base, which is roughly pentagonal. The greatest width on the east face is 20 inches, on the west face 8 inches; but the faces die into each other at the upper part till the section becomes triangular.

RCAHMS 1929, visited 8 May 1923

OS 6-inch map: v S.W. (unnoted).


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