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Crofthead,two standing stones 120m south west of

A Scheduled Monument in Almond and Earn, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3963 / 56°23'46"N

Longitude: -3.7507 / 3°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 292033

OS Northings: 724047

OS Grid: NN920240

Mapcode National: GBR 1L.0WX6

Mapcode Global: WH5P2.CH5C

Entry Name: Crofthead,two standing stones 120m SW of

Scheduled Date: 14 June 1929

Last Amended: 14 December 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1587

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Fowlis Wester

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises two standing stones of Neolithic or Bronze Age date.

The stones stand on two well-defined but probably natural mounds at around 160m OD adjacent to a small burn. They measure approximately 1.5m and 2.5m high and stand around 3m apart. The monument represents the remains of a Neolithic or Bronze Age ritual site and is one of several such sites in the vicinity.

The area to be scheduled encompasses the stones and an area around them 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 and Bronze Age ritual practice. Its importance is enhanced by its association with other prehistoric ritual sites in the vicinity.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



The monument is recorded in the RCAHMS as NN 92 SW 4.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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