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Easter Rattray,standing stone 750m west of

A Scheduled Monument in Blairgowrie and Glens, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.5975 / 56°35'51"N

Longitude: -3.3016 / 3°18'5"W

OS Eastings: 320176

OS Northings: 745825

OS Grid: NO201458

Mapcode National: GBR V9.FBYH

Mapcode Global: WH6PG.8F1M

Entry Name: Easter Rattray,standing stone 750m W of

Scheduled Date: 9 April 1930

Last Amended: 21 December 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1538

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises a standing stone of Neolithic or Bronze Age


The stone stands in an arable field at around 80m OD. It measures approximately 1.5m in height with a basal girth of just under 3m. The monument represents a ritual site of Neolithic or Bronze Age date and the stone itself is likely to represent only the most visible

component of the surviving remains.

The area to be scheduled encompasses the stone and an area around it

in which traces of associated activity may be expected to survive. It

is circular with a diameter of 20m as marked in red on the

accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to add to our understanding of Neolithic or Bronze Age ritual practice. The area around the stone may be expected to contain buried deposits relating to the ritual use of the site.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



The monument is recorded in the RCAHMS as NO 24 NW 18.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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