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This is a selection of photographs of various Stone Circles and Recumbent Stone Circles in Aberdeenshire, loosely situated to the SOUTH of the River Dee.

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Deeside Stone Circle panorama scde0002

View from Mulloch road of Eslie the Greater Recumbent Stone Circle looking over Feughside in the direction of Banchory

Eslie the Greater RSC scde0001

Eslie the Greater Recumbent and flankers viewed from the East and looking towards Scolty Hill near Banchory and Feughside

Eslie the Greater flankers scde0003

Eslie the Greater west flanker in foreground looking past the recumbent to Mulloch where evidence of hut circles can be found on the distant hill line

Eslie the Lessler Stone Circle scde0004

Eslie the Lessler Recumbent Stone Circle, higher than the Greater Circle has the better views towards Clachnaben and Feughside

Eslie Stone Circle view scde0005

Eslie the Lessler stone circle set on the southern slopes of Tilquhillie Hill and with spectacular views over Feughside

Nine Staines Stone Circle scde0006

The Garrol Wood Recumbent Stone Circle, also called the Nine Stanes, lies in a forest clearing to the south of Banchory and the River Dee

Frosty Stone Circle Silhouette scde0007

Garrol Wood Stone Circle monolith set against a frosty winter morning sunshine easily accessed from the nearby Blairydryne to Strachan Road through Mulloch Forest

Garrol Wood Recumbent Stone Circle scde0008

The Nine Stanes Recumbent Stone Circle looking across the cleared woodland site towards the Mulloch Hill

Flanker in Scottish Autumn scde0009

Autumnal larches give a dramatic backdrop to the westerly flanker at the Nine Stanes recumbent circle in Mulloch Hill forest

Monolith at Stone Circle scde0010

A weathered outer monolith gives an eerie focus to the distant view of the recumbent and flanker of this stone circle last excavated in 1904 by Aberdeen University

Glassel Stone Circle scde0011

Glassel Stone Circle set in a small clearing and seen best as approached backlit through the established larch forest not far from the Glassel to Banchory road.

Glassel Stones in Trees scde0012

The Glassel Stones lit by a southerly afternoon sunshine set in a small and intimate clearing in a peaceful forest

Scottish Circle of Stones scde0013

Glassel Stone Circle is a delightful small circle with a feel of being a place for fairies with its small secret location and without the scale and location of the larger recumbent circles

Aquhorties CIrcle Portlethen scde0014

Aquhorties Recumbent Stone Circle is one of three circles near Portlethen on the coast of Aberdeenshire south of the city

Bourtreebush Stone Circle scde0015

Bourtreebush Recumbent Stone Circle near Portlethen with its huge monolith is the middle of the three circles, the other being located on the nearby golf course to the north.

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