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Airthrey Castle,standing stone 280m south east of

A Scheduled Monument in Stirling North, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1463 / 56°8'46"N

Longitude: -3.9102 / 3°54'36"W

OS Eastings: 281415

OS Northings: 696491

OS Grid: NS814964

Mapcode National: GBR 1D.JPJB

Mapcode Global: WH4P0.XS40

Entry Name: Airthrey Castle,standing stone 280m SE of

Scheduled Date: 12 March 1963

Last Amended: 30 January 1993

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1730

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Logie (Stirling)

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Stirling North

Traditional County: Perthshire

Description

The monument is a standing stone which is located on level ground. The stone is dark grey dolerite and is oblong in section. It measures 2.7m in height, 1.5m by 0.7m at ground level and leans slightly SW along the line of its main axis. The area to be scheduled measures 30m in diameter, to include the standing stone and an area around in which traces of activities associated with the erection and use of the stone may survive, as shown in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance for its potential contribution to an understanding of prehistoric ritual beliefs.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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The monument is recorded in the RCAHMS as NS 89 NW 12.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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