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Lady Glassary Wood Standing Stones

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Lady Glassary Wood Standing Stones
Argyll and Bute - Kilmartin, Strathclyde, Scotland
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At the junction of the B8025 and the A816, just south of Kilmartin village, stand a profusion of standing stones in a farm field. At the north end of the field are the two stone circles at Temple Wood, and beyond them, the linear cemetery of Nether Largie. As you can tell, the area around Kilmartin is an astonishing treasure trove of ancient monuments!

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