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Rock ArtSite Name: Fearnan Alternative Name: Clach An Tuirc, The Boar Stone
Country: Scotland County: Perth and Kinross Type: Rock Art

Map Ref: NN72184497  Landranger Map Number: 51
Latitude: 56.579196N  Longitude: 4.082404W
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
4 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
no data Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
no data Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
5

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NN7244 : Approaching Fearnan from the north by Russel Wills
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NN7244 : Font at side of Fearnan to Fortingall road, Loch Tay by Elliott Simpson
by Elliott Simpson
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NN7245 : Sheep, lambs and electricity pole by Russel Wills
by Russel Wills
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NN7244 : Detail of inscription on font at Fearnan by Elliott Simpson
by Elliott Simpson
©2007(licence)
NN7244 : Cattle grazing north of Fearnan by Russel Wills
by Russel Wills
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Re: Clach an Tuirc by Anonymous on Monday, 15 December 2008
From the aricle A Spectrum of Seers, The Lady of Lawers prophecied that " A strange heir will come to Balloch when the boar's stone at Fearnan topples over". So far all her predictions except the last have come to pass. The Fearnan Boar Stone lies in the front garden of Hawthorn Cottage in the village of Fearnan adjacent to the dwelling 'Clach an Tuirc' on the road to Fortingall and Glen Lyon. The size and location of this very large boulder would make it unlikely that the prophecy would come true, but who knows?
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