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006 St Margaret's Stone, Dunfermline.

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St Margaret's Stone is a large sandstone boulder measuring 2.60m long x 1.40m high x 0.50m deep and rests on  a stone built plinth incorporating some information about the stone and a seat. The original site of the stone is unknown. Some cup marking cover one side of the stone although these are believed to be a result of natural weathering.

The stone is located at the side of the north access road to Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline, off the A823.

There are parking restrictions on the road in front of the stone, however, there are plenty of car parks within the business park. Please ask permission first.

The stone is said to be the traditional resting place of St Margaret on her way to Dunfermline in 1069.

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Type: Named Stone
Nearest Town: Dunfermline
Landranger Sheet 65
O.S. Explorer Sheet 367
Grid Reference: NT 1091 8504
GPS Reference: STMARG

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