Caiy Stane

City of Edinburgh | Oxgangs | Standing stone |

[Caiy Stane]

The Caiy Stane (or Camus Stone) is a 2.8 metre-tall, 5,000 year-old standing stone found on a quiet residential street in the southern part of Edinburgh. Apart from a few faint graffiti marks, it appears to have survived miraculously well; you can even make out a row of Neolithic cup marks on the back.

[Side view]

📌 Caiy Stane
Caiystane View, Oxgangs, 4 miles south of Edinburgh Waverley station, G.R.: NT 242684 ///shut.sing.desk
Always open | Free

[Cup marks on the rear of the stone]

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