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Earlston

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Earlston

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 55501

Site Number NT53NE 2

NGR NT 5966 3975

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Earlston
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT53NE 2 5966 3975.

(NT 5966 3975) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1967)

This standing stone, which measures 5ft high by 2ft 6ins wide and 3ft 6ins long, is situated on a knowe about 20 yds SE of the Earlston - West Morriston road. It stands at the W end of two small houses which take their name from it (Name Book 1857). (Standingstone - now demolished.)

RCAHMS 1915, visited 1914

This unsculptured stone stands on a slight ridge. Its dimensions and location agree with the RCAHMS description.

Visited by OS (JD) 20 May 1955.

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Visibility: Standing structure or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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