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East Mayish,standing stone 100m ESE of

A Scheduled Monument in Ardrossan and Arran, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5729 / 55°34'22"N

Longitude: -5.1452 / 5°8'42"W

OS Eastings: 201812

OS Northings: 635518

OS Grid: NS018355

Mapcode National: GBR FFPZ.D11

Mapcode Global: WH1MX.Y622

Entry Name: East Mayish,standing stone 100m ESE of

Scheduled Date: 18 December 1990

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4903

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran

Traditional County: Buteshire

Description

The monument is an impressively monumental standing stone of the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age, some 3500 to 4500 years old, situated on high ground immediately to the S of Brodick. The sandstone monolith stands 3.3m high, and is 1.1m broad and 0.3m thick. The area to be scheduled measures 10m in diameter centred on the stone, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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