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Edinburgh, Liberton, Ravenswood Avenue

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Edinburgh, Liberton, Ravenswood Avenue

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Craigend

Canmore ID 52108

Site Number NT27SE 106

NGR NT 2828 7049

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 106 2828 7049.

(NT 2828 7049) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 1:1250 map, (1971)

This standing stone is 6 3/4' high and it has a girth of 6'5" at 3' from the base. Its main axis is almost due N-S, but with a slight inclination towards the E. It is of grey sandstone, badly weathered on two sides, and without any artificial markings.

RCAHMS 1929, visited 1926; F R Coles 1903.

This stone is not quite in situ. It was moved a few yards from its original position (in the present roadway) and set in concrete, protected by a railing, during the construction of the housing scheme in the vicinity.

Information contained in letter from S Fleming, 17 Ochiltree Gardens, to OS 12 October 1974.

This stone is as described in previous information. It is situated in Ravenswood Avenue.

Visited by OS (S F S) 4 December 1975.


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