See the link in the end-note for a summary of this site. The photograph shows a stone slab; this photograph is a view along the length of the slab, with Ben Lomond (NN3602
) shown directly behind it on the skyline to provide a directional reference. For a closer look at the slab itself, see NS4682 : Slab from an old cairn
; for another view of the stone in context, see NS4682 : Remains of cairn
"The New Statistical Account of Scotland", Volume VII (1845), comments on what I take to be the cairn shown here; it discusses the land of Knockinhaglish (see NS4884 : Earthworks in Knockinhaglish Wood
), the "(hill or knoll of the church), on the lands of Finnich Drummond", and then adds that "at a short distance from this, on the farm of E. Cameron, a large cairn was broken up, about twenty years ago, in which a number of stone coffins were discovered, and human bones found therein; but there is no tradition as to the origin of the cairn, or the occupants of these kistvaens" [that last word refers to a box-like cist, or burial chamber, formed from flat stone slabs].
A cairn in the same general area is described in similar terms by Nimmo's "History of Stirlingshire" (1880): see NS4781 : Stockie Muir Chambered Cairn
for the relevant quotation. However, the link just cited explains why, despite the similarity, I believe that the two descriptions refer to different cairns (although, in order to give a more balanced account, that item also cites a contrary opinion).
There is an old enclosure near this cairn, straddling the main track across the moor: NS4683 : Western side of old enclosure