Girdle and Loupin Stanes
This group of stone circles is at Eskdalemuir, near Lockerbie. They stand
by the River White Esk.
There is only an arc of the girdlestanes left. The River White Esk has
obviously changed its course since the circle was constructed as almost
half of the ring has vanished as the river bank has been washed away.
Twenty-six stones stand now. The stones stand in a bank and range in height
from two feet to six feet. Several other stones stand just outside the
A line of well hidden stones link the two circles together. The
two large stones are the Loupin Stones guarding a small circle of ten