Aikey Brae Stone Circle – Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Aikey Brae stone circle overlooks the village of Old Deer in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The circle is composed of 9 stones and one recumbent stone, making a circle of just over 14 metres in diameter. There was apparently one more upright stone but this has disappeared.  It is believed that Aikey Brae was built by a farming community some time around 4,000 years ago. It was probably built as a means of charting the passing of the seasons by plotting the lunar cycle.

Aikey Brae is worth the day’s hike.

GPS COORDINATES
N = LATITUDE
W = LONGITUDE
AIKEY BRAE STONE CIRCLE – CENTER
N 57 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 50.2 SECS
W 2 DEGREES 4 MINUTES 13.5 SECS
ELEVATION 413’

Aikey Brae stone circle is a venue in my novel ‘Dark Birthright’.

http://www.DarkBirthrightSaga.com

 

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