Aikey Brae Stone Circle

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Aikey Brae Stone Circle is the most intact Recumbent Stone Circle in Northern Aberdeenshire.

It has 5 erect stones, including the recumbent and East flanker, and 5 fallen stones, including the West flanker. They are set upon a circular bank of small stones and earth c.14.4m in diameter, with kerbs formed by slab-like stones on the inner and outer faces.

Most of the stones of the circle are of granite although the fallen West flanker and recumbent are of whinstone. The recumbent is estimated to weigh 21.5 tons.

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