A Web Guidebook
Stones of Wonder is a Web guidebook to prehistoric monuments in Scotland (dating to the Neolithic or the Bronze Age) which have orientations to the sun, moon or stars. It gives the background to the archaeology of the sites, to archaeoastronomy and to the previous work which has been done. The main part of the guidebook is a listing of the monuments which can be visited, and the best time of year to see them and observe for yourself the sunrises, sunsets, moon rises and moon sets. The work is based on original surveys, of which full details are given.
To use this guide, choose a link below. All pages on this site are now accessible from here. The monuments are grouped by their geographical area.
Specially for pedants -
Legacy - The significance of the stones to
|THE SITES 1||
Sites in Argyll and Arran
|THE SITES 2||
Sites in Mid and South Scotland
|THE SITES 3||
Sites in the North & North-east
Avielochan, Strath Spey
Castle Frazer, Aberdeenshire
Clach Mhic Mhios
Delfour, Strath Spey
Easter Aquorthies, Aberdeenshire
Eslie South, Kincardine
Glen Loth, Sutherland
Hill of Rangag, Caithness
Loanhead of Daviot, Gordon
Maes Howe, Orkney
Old Keig, Aberdeenshire
Rothiemay, Strath Isla
|THE SITES 4||
Sites in the Western Isles and Mull
na Beinne Bige, Lewis
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|News||News about ancient astronomy, standing stones and stone circles, as well as archaeology|
of Wonder created by Robert Pollock, 1997-2015 (improvements and additions are always being
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