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Astronomical Stone (In Walled Garden and Pillars, Kirkhill

A Category B Listed Building in Uphall, West Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9351 / 55°56'6"N

Longitude: -3.4837 / 3°29'1"W

OS Eastings: 307409

OS Northings: 672330

OS Grid: NT074723

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.Z3BC

Mapcode Global: WH5RJ.G2BX

Entry Name: Astronomical Stone (In Walled Garden and Pillars, Kirkhill

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347534

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14232

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Uphall

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh

Parish: Uphall

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

1776-7. Square pier. Incised with inscription in Latin and
with astronomical equations. Pillars (1 square, 1
octagonal) lying to E. formerly carried spheres.

Statement of Interest

Remains of the Orrery - model of Solar system - erected by

11th Earl.

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