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Pencraig Hill

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Pencraig Hill

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 56240

Site Number NT57NE 4

NGR NT 5810 7681

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Prestonkirk
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT57NE 4 5810 7681.

(NT 5810 7681) Standing Stone (NR)

OS 6" map (1968)

Standing Stone, Pencraig Hill: This three-sided pillar is 10ft high and the sides measure about 3ft in breadth just above ground level. Its top is pointed.

R W Feachem 1963; RCAHMS 1924, visited 1913

As described. It bears no marks or inscriptions.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 24 October 1962

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Field Visit (4 June 1913)

Some 55 yards north of the Haddington and East Linton road, on Pencraig Hill, about ¾ mile west of East Linton is a fine standing stone roughly triangular in section and pointed at the top. It measures 10 feet in height and 9 feet 3 inches in girth at the base.

RCAHMS 1924, visited 4 June 1913.

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