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Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Menzion

Classification Standing Stone(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 48561

Site Number NT02SE 43

NGR NT 094 238

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Tweedsmuir
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT02SE 43 094 238 to 0938 2388.

(NT 094 238) Standing Stones. A quarter of a mile NE of Menzion farmhouse, the road to Tweedsmuir passes between two standing stones. The more northerly stone, situated 10 yds W of the roadway measures about 2 ft. 3 in square at ground level and stands to a height of 2 ft 6 in. The other stone is 25 yds SE of the first and 12 yds E of the roadway. It, too, is almost square on plan, measuring about 2 ft 2 in along each side at ground level, and stands to a height of 2 ft.

RCAHMS 1967, visited 1956

There are no standing stones in the area which is now under forestry but at NT 0938 2388 are two weathered recumbent stones measuring 1.9m x 1.0m x 0.4m and 1.4m x 0.9m x 0.3m which may have formerly been erect.

Visited by OS (JP) 17 August 1972


Sbc Note

Visibility: Upstanding structure, which may not be intact.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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