Moss Farm Road Stone Circle

Isle of Arran, United Kingdom

Moss Farm Road Stone Circle (or Machrie Moor 10) is the remains of a Bronze Age burial cairn, surrounded by a circle of stones. It is located near Machrie on the Isle of Arran in Scotland.

The cairn and stone circle is situated 3 miles north of Blackwaterfoot on the west side of the Isle of Arran. Around 1 kilometre to the east are the Machrie Moor Stone Circles, and this circle is sometimes known as Machrie Moor Circle 10.

The cairn has been robbed for stone, and a modern fence and a farm track have cut through the north side of the site. It was once surrounded by a complete circle of stones with a diameter of 23 metres, but many have been removed. The kerb now consists of seven upright stones, around 1 metre high with at least five more large stones now on edge.

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Founded: 1800-1600 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Martina M. (2 years ago)
Ronnie Whitson (2 years ago)
Patrick Van calck (2 years ago)
Very beautiful stone circles more or less 4000 years old. In fact there're several. Some solitary, some in a circle and even a double circle. And at the very and the most famous three standing stones. As an extra there's also a ruine from an old farm. Worth while to go if you have a wee bit time left. There's not much anything else so you really are going for the stones.
Christopher Mcgill (2 years ago)
Great little area and easy accessible
CA Matheson (3 years ago)
This is a very atmospheric place - we thought at first that these were all the stones to be seen, but there are many many more if you keep walking. It's definitely worth a visit.
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