031 Standing Stone, Niddrie House, Edinburgh.
The Niddrie House Standing Stone is 1.50m high x 1.00m wide and
0.50 thick at base. The stone is comprised of well weathered
conglomerate and has numerous flutes or channels running
vertically. There are also a number of possible cup marked over
it's surface. Whether these are natural or artificial has not
The stone is located near the junction of Greendykes Road and
Niddrie House Avenue, Edinburgh in the south east of the city,
between an old graveyard and a small utility building. A street
map of Edinburgh is recommended.
By roadside along Greendykes Road.
Not much to say about this stone, although it was once believed
to be lost but still hangs on in there, despite the urbanisation
all around. The old graveyard immediately to the north may have
some lost connection with this stone.