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Lang Stane,standing stone,Hilton Drive

A Scheduled Monument in Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill, Aberdeen City

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Latitude: 57.166 / 57°9'57"N

Longitude: -2.1299 / 2°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 392244

OS Northings: 808353

OS Grid: NJ922083

Mapcode National: GBR S6Y.KB

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.841T

Entry Name: Lang Stane,standing stone,Hilton Drive

Scheduled Date: 30 April 1928

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4263

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen City

Electoral Ward: Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire


The monument is a substantial standing stone, some 3m high, probably of Neolithic or Bronze Age date. It is believed to stand on its original site. It is a major local landmark.

The area proposed for scheduling measures 10m in diameter, centred on the stone, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NJ90NW 1.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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