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Kindallachan, standing stone

A Scheduled Monument in Strathtay, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6305 / 56°37'49"N

Longitude: -3.6417 / 3°38'30"W

OS Eastings: 299383

OS Northings: 749940

OS Grid: NN993499

Mapcode National: GBR V1.D9VZ

Mapcode Global: WH5MZ.1L4W

Entry Name: Kindallachan, standing stone

Scheduled Date: 14 January 2002

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM9618

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Dunkeld and Dowally

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathtay

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises a single standing stone of prehistoric date, visible as an upstanding monument.

The standing stone, known locally as the 'Druid's Stone', is situated in arable farmland at about 60m OD. The standing stone probably relates to ritual activity of Neolithic or Bronze Age date.

The area proposed for scheduling comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related material may be expected to survive. It is circular in shape, with a diameter of 10m 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 contribute to an understanding of prehistoric ritual practices. Its importance is increased by its proximity to other monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NN 94 NE 7.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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