Region : Grampian Home
District : Kincardine & Deeside Map
Town or village : Banchory List
Grid Reference : NO 717 915 Glossary
Period : 3rd millennium BC Bibliography
Eslie the Greater

Eslie the Greater image

An elliptical recumbent stone circle enclosing a later ring-cairn 18m in diameter with a well-defined central space 6.3m in diameter.
Five stones out of an original eight still stand, plus the recumbent and its two flankers. The recumbent stone has a triangular section and measures 2.9m x 1.8m.
Almost 1km to the north-east and 800 metres to the south-east are two other recumbent stone circles, Eslie the Lesser and Nine Stanes.