Clune Hill

Recumbent Stone Circle - Kincardineshire

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NO79483 94943 (GPS 38min) Diameter 16.0m (meas.)
Visited July 1999 No magnetic anomalies

At Clune Hill  the circumstances were almost as frustrating as those at Blue Cairn, namely an interesting site with dense photography-defying bracken cover, ankle turning boulders, and a deep central pit preventing a truly central panorama. Things are not quite so bad here however,  three circle stones (2 NW, 1SE), and the two flankers are erect, three more fallen stones exist, and the recumbent, although seemingly slightly displaced, is erect. The circle stones are of red granite and the 3m long recumbent of grey granite, this weighing an estimated 9 tons plus. The internal ring cairn is much in evidence, although its central area appears distorted. 
A second cairn with a 2m dia. roughly circular, kerbed internal space exists immediately to the east of the circle, this appears to be about 9 -10m in diameter, but the bracken cover made accurate size assessment and photography impossible.

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