NS8183 : Standing stone on Toptowie Hill

near to Dunipace, Falkirk, Great Britain

Standing stone on Toptowie Hill
Standing stone on Toptowie Hill
This stone is not particularly large, but its position on the hilltop makes it fairly conspicuous from a distance. Like a similar stone located nearby (NS8183 : Standing stone near Toptowie Hill), it may not be of any great antiquity; see the description in Canmore: LinkExternal link

[My thanks to Geoff Bailey (of Falkirk Museum), who tells me that this stone is thought to be a seventeenth-century boundary stone.]

The two stones are not far apart (about 310m), and each can easily be seen from the other.

Doghillock Farm is visible in the background of the photo. For a view of the hill on which this stone stands, see NS8183 : Toptowie Hill.
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2009
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 November, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 November, 2009
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Period (from Tags)
17th Century 
Category
Standing stones   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8176 8370 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.8931N 3:53.9430W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8176 8370
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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