Category: Standing Stones

The Odin Stone. Marchioness of Stafford. 1805.

The Stone of Odin

Until the winter of 1814, the holed monolith stood to the north-west of the Stones of Stenness. But although its special place in the customs, traditions and folklore of the people of Orkney is well documented, we know remarkably little about the stone itself. Read more
The Deepdale Standing Stone, Stromness, Orkney (Sigurd Towrie)

The Deepdale Stone

Head north along the road south-west of the Stenness loch and a single standing stone will be clearly visible on high ground to the north-west. Located in the parish of Stromness, the Deepdale Stone stands 1.8 metres (6ft) high. Read more