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Peat Rig

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Peat Rig

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Peat Sike

Canmore ID 53086

Site Number NT32SE 2

NGR NT 3626 2339

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Kirkhope
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Selkirkshire

Archaeology Notes

NT32SE 2 3626 2339.

Standing Stone, Peat Rig. On the N. edge of Peat Rig, overlooking the head of Peat Sike and some 250 yds W. of the fence that crosses the Rig W. of Newhouse Kip, there is the stump of a standing stone which has lost its upper part and W. face by oblique splitting from above. The fragment now stands 2ft 7 in. high, and is 2ft. 2 in. wide by 1ft thick at the base. What is probably the split-off portion can be seen embedded in the ruins of a turf-built grouse-butt 10ft away to the N.

RCAHMS 1957, visited 1949

NT 3626 2339 This small erect boulder is as described by RCAHMS. It has no markings, and would appear to have no archaeological significance.

Visited by OS (JLD) 6 June 1962


Sbc Note

Visibility: Standing structure or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council


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