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Cammo,standing stone

A Scheduled Monument in Almond, City of Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.958 / 55°57'28"N

Longitude: -3.3233 / 3°19'23"W

OS Eastings: 317477

OS Northings: 674682

OS Grid: NT174746

Mapcode National: GBR 23.XPB6

Mapcode Global: WH6SJ.XHNV

Entry Name: Cammo,standing stone

Scheduled Date: 1 May 1995

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6189

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Edinburgh

County: City of Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: Midlothian


The monument comprises a standing stone of probable Later Neolithic or Bronze Age date. The stone stands at around 50m OD and would originally have commanded extensive views, now obscured by woodland. The stone is some 1.4m high. It is likely to represent a ritual monument erected in the Later Neolithic or Bronze Age although, once emplaced, it would have formed a focus for ritual activity over a protracted period. The area to be scheduled encompasses the stone and an area around it in which traces of associated activity may be expected to survive. It is circular with a diameter of 20m as marked in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to add to our understanding of Later Neolithic and Bronze Age ritual practice.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NT 17 SE 55.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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