NJ1026 : Pipers Stone

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Cromdale, Highland, Great Britain

Pipers Stone
Pipers Stone
We came across this stone on the way down from Coronation Cairn on the Cromdale Hills. According to history during the Battle of Haughs of Cromdale in 1689 a single piper Hamish, though badly wounded, managed to drag himself atop a sizeable boulder and continue to play song after song spurring on his men until he finally fell and died. The stone on which he played was later, appropriately named "The Pipers Stone".
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 May, 2007
Category
Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 104 268 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:19.4075N 3:29.3532W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 104 268
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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