NJ7320 : East Aquhorthies Stone Circle

near to Burnhervie, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

East Aquhorthies Stone Circle
East Aquhorthies Stone Circle
Dating from the Neolithic (some 4 to 5 thousand years ago), it is believed to have been used to observe the sun.
It has eleven upright stones linked by a low bank and a massive recumbent stone from a different source.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 73233 20797 [1m precision]
WGS84: 57:16.6213N 2:26.7335W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 7323 2080
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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