Torhouseskie, stone circle

photo-from-paul-blades

Copyright: Paul Blades. Original at Megalithic Portal.

Location

Scotland Dumfries and Galloway Rest of Scotland NX 38262 56496
Lat  54.87697359    Long  -4.52245301

Torhouseskie map

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

Torhousekie plan-after-coles

Plan of the alignment (red) and stone circle (grey). From Coles, F.R., 1887, 92.

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 6.4m
No. of stones: 3 Size of stones:  Medium and large
Orientation: 75° Altitude: 32m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : ? Sea View: No
Context:  Stone circle, stone alignments and cairns
Notes: Situated in the centre of a stone circle.

Other Information

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

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Canmore      Society of Antiquaries Scotland

Other References

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

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