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Yonder Bognie,stone circle 220m south of

A Scheduled Monument in Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.5004 / 57°30'1"N

Longitude: -2.668 / 2°40'4"W

OS Eastings: 360063

OS Northings: 845775

OS Grid: NJ600457

Mapcode National: GBR M8SW.SKV

Mapcode Global: WH7LF.ZQPZ

Entry Name: Yonder Bognie,stone circle 220m S of

Scheduled Date: 17 August 1925

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM56

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: stone circle or ring

Location: Forgue

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as the remains of a recumbent stone circle, a group of monuments unique to the north east of Scotland. It has the potential to provide important information about prehistoric ritual activity in this area.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS record this monument as NJ64NW 15.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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