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Craighead,stone circle 70m NNE of Hilltop Lodge

A Scheduled Monument in North Kincardine, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0704 / 57°4'13"N

Longitude: -2.1471 / 2°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 391176

OS Northings: 797719

OS Grid: NO911977

Mapcode National: GBR XN.MM87

Mapcode Global: WH9R2.ZKQ3

Entry Name: Craighead,stone circle 70m NNE of Hilltop Lodge

Scheduled Date: 31 July 1925

Last Amended: 29 August 1996

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM975

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: stone circle or ring

Location: Banchory-Devenick

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: North Kincardine

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

Description

3 windows; 2 storeys, Harled; slated roof. 19th century.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as one of a group of stone circles of a variety of kinds in the area. The stone circles here lie on the boundary of the recumbent stone circle territory; they therefore have the potential to enhance considerably our understanding of regional variation in ceremonial sites in the Neolithic and Bronze Age.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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