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Well of the Lecht
Well of the Lecht

Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK

An attractive plaque, beside the well on the A939 records how five companies of the 33rd Regiment built this section of...

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  • Formaston Cross Slab
    Formaston Cross Slab

    The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

    Formaston Cross Slab

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  • Migvie Stone
    Migvie Stone

    by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

    A handsome 9th century Pictish cross-slab with on one side a large cross and on the other a horse and rider.

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  • Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS)
    Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS)

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX

    Discover the history and legends of Bennachie. Learn about the colonists of the 1800's and see the Maiden Stone, a 10-ft...

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  • Sueno's Stone © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Sueno's Stone (HS)

    Forres, Moray, IV36

    This great Pictish sculpture probably commemorates a victory. Panels depict various scenes, horsemen, fighting on foot, a...

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  • Chapel of St Fergus Stones
    Chapel of St Fergus Stones

    Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

    Two finely carved Pictish stones are set into the east gable of the old kirk. One has a large beast and symbols, the other...

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  • Aikey Brae Stone Circle
    Aikey Brae Stone Circle

    Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB42

    The most complete recumbent stone circle in the north-east, it includes a massive recumbent stone weighing some 22 tons.

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  • Kinord Cross-Slab
    Kinord Cross-Slab

    Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

    This beautiful 9th century Pictish cross-slab is on the north side of Loch Kinord in the Muir of Dinnet National Nature...

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  • Bridge of Dye
    Bridge of Dye

    Aberdeenshire, AB31

    Built in 1680 this is one of the oldest bridges in the north-east. Tolls were once levied for its upkeep.

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  • Invercauld Bridge
    Invercauld Bridge

    Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35

    This handsome bridge over the River Dee was built in 1752 to carry the Military Road that lead north to Corgarff Castle and...

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  • Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS)

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    A particularly impressive recumbent stone circle, of eight standing stones, graded in height, with a central ring cairn.

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  • Eslie the Greater Stone Circle
    Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

    Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

    A well-preserved recumbent stone circle, with good views to the south and west.

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  • Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    One of the finest recumbent stone circles in the north-east, it has nine erect stones, a recumbent stone and two flankers.

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  • Sunhoney Stone Circle
    Sunhoney Stone Circle

    Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32

    A particularly fine recumbent stone circle, with nine standing stones and a cup-marked recumbent stone with flanking pillars.

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  • Tomnaverie Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS)

    Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

    This recumbent stone circle, is on top of a small hill with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

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  • 1 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
    2 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
    3 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    4 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
    5 Sueno's Stone (HS) Forres, Moray, IV36
    6 Chapel of St Fergus Stones Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    7 Aikey Brae Stone Circle Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB42
    8 Kinord Cross-Slab Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34
    9 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
    10 Invercauld Bridge Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35
    11 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    12 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
    13 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    14 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32
    15 Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS) Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

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