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<< Our Photo Pages >> Devil's Blue Stane - Standing Stone (Menhir) in Scotland in Fife
Submitted by vicky on Sunday, 22 December 2002 Page Views: 3981
Site Name: Devil's Blue Stane Country: Scotland County: Fife Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)|
Map Ref: NO614079 Landranger Map Number: 59
Latitude: 56.262018N Longitude: 2.624709W
|3||Reasonable but with some damage|
|2||Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site|
|1||Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks|
|5||Can be driven to, probably with disabled access|
|4||Short walk on a footpath|
|3||Requiring a bit more of a walk|
|2||A long walk|
|1||In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find|
|5||co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates|
|4||co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map|
|3||co-ordinates scaled from a bad map|
|2||co-ordinates of the nearest village|
|1||co-ordinates of the nearest town|
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Standing Stone in Fife
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Devil's Blue Stane submitted by hamish
This stands by Crail Parish Kirk. It is one of three " Blue Stanes " in Fife, another is at Balcomie beach, a short drive from here. Another is in St Andrews. The two in the Crail area are said to have been one thrown by the Devil from the Isle of May ,but it split in half. There is an indentation on the side of the Stone, this is the Devil's thumb print.
The Devil's Blue Stane submitted by Nick
The stone looking east
The Devil's Blue Stane submitted by Nick
This spectacularly dull stone is included only out of completeness. It stands outside the parish kirk of the little fishing town of Crail, which in itself is worth a visit, but I wouldn't do it just for this stone. It has a story, however, and that's why it's here. According to local author Bruce Durie, in his recent book 'Kirkcaldy and East Fife', the stone is: "A rock hurled by the Devil when
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