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Shillinghill, standing stone 410m south of, Aodann Mhor

A Scheduled Monument in Strathearn, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3335 / 56°20'0"N

Longitude: -3.9496 / 3°56'58"W

OS Eastings: 279557

OS Northings: 717388

OS Grid: NN795173

Mapcode National: GBR 1C.4SS4

Mapcode Global: WH4N7.92GH

Entry Name: Shillinghill, standing stone 410m S of, Aodann Mhor

Scheduled Date: 9 April 1930

Last Amended: 23 January 2002

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1583

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Muthill

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathearn

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises a standing stone of prehistoric date, visible as an upstanding monument.

The monument was first scheduled in 1930, but an inadequate area was included to protect all of the archaeological remains. The present rescheduling rectifies this.

The monument lies about 410m S of Shillinghill, on Aodann Mhor, at about 210m OD, in heather moorland. The stone, a large pointed mass of conglomerate schist, stands around 3.9m high. Five other stones are situated within 1 kilometre of this monument. The monument probably relates to ritual activity of Neolithic or Bronze Age date.

The area proposed for scheduling comprises the standing stone and an area around it within which related material may be expected to survive. It comprises a circle 10m in diameter, as marked in red on the accompanying map extract.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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