Not far from the standing stone above 042 Dod Law
Burn, a small
collection of three stones can be seen. While this site is not
marked on the Ordnance Survey map, it does have similar
characteristics and a distant lack of stones in the area
might possibly indicate this may be the remains of a burial
cairn. Of course, it might just be a pile of stones!
Take a minor road south from Hownam, keeping right at the junction
just after the village. Continue past the entrance to Chatto and
stop at the cattle grid and sheep pens. Follow the trail up the
steep slope of Dodlaw, opposite Chatto. The stone is best found
using map and compass or a GPS device as there are few features to
On grass verge beside sheep pens/cattle grid.
Although this stone is not marked on O.S. maps of the area, it
is very similar to another standing stone nearby (See
are also very few stones on this area of moorland and this stone
seemed very conspicuous. A few stones around the base hint at
the site being the remains of a burial cairn.