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The Gowk Stane,730m ENE of Auchencorth

A Scheduled Monument in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Monument location is shown with schedule boundary polygons where available, otherwise marked as a point on the map which approximates to the centre of the monument.


Latitude: 55.8055 / 55°48'19"N

Longitude: -3.2715 / 3°16'17"W

OS Eastings: 320400

OS Northings: 657642

OS Grid: NT204576

Mapcode National: GBR 51L9.JQ

Mapcode Global: WH6TB.QBBS

Entry Name: The Gowk Stane,730m ENE of Auchencorth

Scheduled Date: 12 September 1935

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1157

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

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