Category Scotland

Argyll and Isles Updated

The page for Argyll and Isles has recently been updated. During the coming weeks it is hoped to update the other regions. Google Map showing the distribution of stone rows in Argyll and Isles.   Advertisements

Featured Row – Ladystone Farm

A double stone row is recorded in Canmore at Ladystone Farm near Inverness. A visit to the site during the summer revealed that it is not a stone row and instead represents the remains of a field wall.  In places the feature is formed by a rubble bank whilst in others the stones are set […]

Updates: Argyll and Isles

The page looking at the stone rows in Argyll and Isles has recently been updated. There are now plans and photographs of all surviving 29 rows together with a preliminary discussion looking at different aspects of the rows in the region. The stone row at Ballymeanoch. Plan of the Ballymeanoch stone row.

Featured Row – Pitmudie

Pitmudie stone row in Central Scotland includes three closely spaced large slabs.  Only the southern one is still standing. Relatively short stone rows consisting only of large stones is a characteristic of Central Scotland and Argyll and Isles. Plan of Pitmudie stone row. Recumbent stones shown yellow and upright shown black. (Source: survey by Sandy […]

Featured Row – Dyke

Dyke stone row sits beside a busy road just outside the Scottish town of Moffat. It includes three large stones and is 8.7m long. Given its location this is a remarkable survival, if it is indeed prehistoric. It looks prehistoric, but apart from this there is no other evidence to support a prehistoric interpretation. This […]

Featured Row – Drumtroddan

The stone row at Drumtroddan now includes a single standing stone and two large fallen slabs.  Until recently two stones stood here.    

Featured Row – Glen Sheil on the Isle of Arran

On the Isle of Arran a single row including three large orthostats stands a short distance from Brodick at Glen Sheil. It is likely that the row originally consisted of more stones, but given its position within arable land it is remarkable that the row has survived at all. Click on image to open a […]