Stone Setting, Kirkmabreck, Creetown.
This small four-poster stone setting or stone circle lies
immediately next to a small cairn about half a mile from Bagbie
farm steading. The setting consists of four stones no more than
0.75m high and about 2.00m apart, farming a roughly square
setting. The stones appear to be associated with the adjacent
From Creetown follow the A75 (T) south to Carsluith, then follow
the single track road inland until a sharp right hand turn is
reached just before a row of cottages. The stones are along the
dirt track heading north west.
There is limited parking in the area and vehicles should be parked
My wife and I found this site when following a local walk,
discovered on a leaflet we picked up when visiting the area
during the summer. The leaflet did not show much detail of the
site and I was delighted to find both cairn and stone setting as
we walked along the trail. There is another solitary standing
stone in the field to the south, easily visible from the road.
At the time of my visit a herd of rather boisterous cattle were
beside this stone and I decided a closer vist would have to wait
until another day.