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

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB35

A well-preserved underground passage, with roofing slabs intact over the large chamber and entrance. About 2,000 years old.

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

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old. Car parking nearby.

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

    Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

    A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old.

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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

    The best known of a group of recumbent stone circles, enclosing a ring cairn. Beside it is a small burial enclosure.

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

    Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB14

    A circle of eight stones enclosing an area consecrated by fires on which eight small cairns were later built.

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

    Forres, Moray, IV36

    At over 6m high, Scotland's tallest sculpted standing stone. Its carvings include rare battle scenes.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tyrebagger Stone Circle
    Tyrebagger Stone Circle

    Stoneywood, Aberdeen, AB22

    Beautifully sited on the shoulder of the hill, this recumbent stone circle, has an exceptionally large recumbent stone of...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 Culsh Souterrain (HS) by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB35
    2 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    3 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
    4 Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS) Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34
    5 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    6 Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS) Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB14
    7 Sueno's Stone (HS) Forres, Moray, IV36
    8 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
    9 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    10 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
    11 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
    12 Tyrebagger Stone Circle Stoneywood, Aberdeen, AB22
    13 Aikey Brae Stone Circle Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB42
    14 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
    15 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32

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