NT2468 : The Caiy Stane

taken 10 years ago, near to Fairmilehead, Edinburgh, Great Britain

The Caiy Stane
The Caiy Stane
About 3m high, the Caiy Stane is a broad slab of red sandstone possibly marking a ritual or burial place from Neolithic times. The hilltop where it is sited continued to be used in the Bronze Age, and it may also have been the site of a battle in more recent times, with the stone as a memorial. The reverse face has six, probably prehistoric cup marks, some old graffiti and some more recent spray-painted defacings.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 August, 2007   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 15 August, 2007
Category
Archaeology > Archaeology   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 242 683 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.1530N 3:12.7760W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 242 683
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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