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Coordinates: 55°32′31″N 5°19′46″W / 55.541887°N 5.329363°W / 55.541887; -5.329363

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Moss Farm Road Stone Circle
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Moss Farm Road Stone Circle
Location Isle of Arran
Type Kerbed burial cairn
Periods Bronze Age
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Ownership Historic Scotland
Public access Yes

Moss Farm Road Stone Circle (or Machrie Moor 10) is the remains of a Bronze Age burial cairn, surrounded by a circle of stones. It is located near Machrie on the Isle of Arran in Scotland .


The cairn and stone circle is situated 3 miles north of Blackwaterfoot on the west side of the Isle of Arran. Around 1 kilometre to the east are the Machrie Moor Stone Circles, and this circle is sometimes known as Machrie Moor Circle 10.

The cairn has been robbed for stone, and a modern fence and a farm track have cut through the north side of the site. It was once surrounded by a complete circle of stones with a diameter of 23 metres, but many have been removed. The kerb now consists of seven upright stones, around 1 metre high with at least five more large stones now on edge.

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