Dumgoyach

Dumgoyach

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Location

Scotland Stirling Central Scotland NS 53280 80720
Lat 55.99697071   Long -4.354106228

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 5m
No. of stones: 4 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 45° Altitude: 81m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  –
Notes: A radio-carbon date of 2860 +/- 270 bc suggests that it was erected in the Neolithic period.

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Canmore     Ancient Scotland

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 224.

Ruggles, C.L.N., 1999, Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 197.

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