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

    Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB14

    This stone circle of eight boulders encloses eight small kerb cairns. Cremated bones were found in the cairns when excavated.

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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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  • Culsh Souterrain © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Culsh Souterrain (HS)

    by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB35

    This well-preserved earth-house dates from around 100 AD. Built in a curve, roofed with heavy stone lintels it is 14 metres...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Midmar Kirk Stone Circle
    Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    A recumbent stone circle, with a massive recumbent stone and flankers. In the kirkyard at Midmar Kirk.

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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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  • 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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  • 1 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
    2 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
    3 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
    4 Invercauld Bridge Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35
    5 Aikey Brae Stone Circle Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB42
    6 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
    7 Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS) Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB14
    8 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    9 Culsh Souterrain (HS) by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB35
    10 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    11 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    12 Chapel of St Fergus Stones Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    13 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    14 Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS) Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34
    15 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32

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