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021 Standing Stones, Dyce, Moffat

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A straight alignment of three large standing stones situated beside the A701 road running between Moffat and Beattock. The stones are aligned ENE - WSW and range from 0.70 metres high to 1.00 metres high.

Take the A701 south from Moffat. The stones are on the right beside the grass verge after about one mile.

There is room to park a few hundred metres along the road from the stones, at the road junction/farm access road.

Nothing to date other than a reference on RCAHMS to supposed a Site of Battle in the 13th century. No other information available.

Other than the stones themselves there is little on location to indicate any purpose to these stones. What evidence there might have been has likely been destroyed by the construction of the adjacent road.

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Type: Stone Setting
Nearest Town: Moffat
Landranger Sheet 78
O.S. Explorer Sheet 330
Grid Reference: NT 0837 0381
GPS Reference: SSDYCE

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