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Raich,stone circle 380m west of

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

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Latitude: 57.4815 / 57°28'53"N

Longitude: -2.6374 / 2°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 361876

OS Northings: 843650

OS Grid: NJ618436

Mapcode National: GBR M8VY.GGZ

Mapcode Global: WH8MS.G69Y

Entry Name: Raich,stone circle 380m W of

Scheduled Date: 17 August 1925

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM42

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 a rare example of a transitional type of stone circle. It has the potential to provide important information about prehistoric ritual activity in this area.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NJ64SW 1.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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