Torhousekie, South

Torhousekie west

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Location

Scotland Dumfries and Galloway Rest of Scotland NX 38272 56455
Lat 54.87664549   Long -4.52230078

Torhouseskie map

Plan showing the relative positions of the stone alignments at Torhousekie. From Coles, F.R., 1897, 91.

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 7m
No. of stones: 3 Size of stones: Medium and large
Orientation: 30° Altitude: 30m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  Stone circles, stone alignments and cairns
Notes:

Other Information

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

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Canmore     Society of Antiquaries 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.

Coles, F R., 1897a, ‘Notes on a stone circle in Wigtownshire’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot, vol. 31, 1896-7.

Ruggles, C.L.N., 1999, Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 198.

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