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Kilry, standing stone 100m NNE of Kilry School

A Scheduled Monument in Kirriemuir and Dean, Angus

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Latitude: 56.676 / 56°40'33"N

Longitude: -3.2367 / 3°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 324320

OS Northings: 754491

OS Grid: NO243544

Mapcode National: GBR VC.3G1J

Mapcode Global: WH6P3.7GZF

Entry Name: Kilry, standing stone 100m NNE of Kilry School

Scheduled Date: 5 September 1935

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM124

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: barrow

Location: Glenisla

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Kirriemuir and Dean

Traditional County: Angus


The monument comprises a standing stone of Neolithic or Bronze Age date.

The monument stands in woodland some 40m from the W bank of the River Isla. It comprises a standing stone some 2.5m high by approximately 4m around the base.

Such monuments were focal points for ritual practices in the Neolithic and Bronze Age periods.

The area to be scheduled encompasses the stone and an area around it in which traces of associated activity may be expceted to survive. It is circular with a diameter of 20m as marked in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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