Broomend of Crichie, North


Scotland Aberdeenshire Rest of Scotland NJ 77942 19746
Lat 57.26790189    Long -2.36736057


Simplified plan of Broomend of Crichie stone alignments (After Ritchie, R., 1920, 170).

Conjectural plan showing the form of the alignments prior to their mutilation in the 18th Century. Destroyed features shown grey. (After Ritchie, 1920).


Type: Double Length: 46m
No. of stones: ? Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 0° Altitude: 61m
Upper end: Stone circle Lower end: Henge and stone circle
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  Stone alignment, stone circle and cairns
Notes: Destroyed

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Canmore     Society of Antiquaries

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. 221.

Ritchie, J., 1920, ‘The stone circle at Broomend of Crichie, Aberdeenshire’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot, vol. 54, 1919-20. Pgs. 154-72.

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