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Wright's Houses

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Wright's Houses

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 53604

Site Number NT36SE 9

NGR NT 3640 6060

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Borthwick
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT36SE 9 3640 6060

(NT 3640 6060) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 25" map (1959)

This standing stone, on the summit of a ridge, is nearly square on plan, narrowing slightly towards the top. It is 5' high and 11'6" in basal girth.

RCAHMS 1929, visited 1914.

A massive upright standing stone, situated in a hedge-row. It measures 0.8m by 0.5m by 1.3m high and has a few, probably natural, deep incisions on it.

Visited by OS (BS) 24 October 1975

This stone stands in a hedgerow on the summit of a ridge 250m SE of Wright's Houses; it measures 0.8m by 0.6m at the base and 1.3m in height.

RCAHMS 1988.

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