Region : Western Isles Home
Island : Lewis (Leòdhas) Map
Town or village : Balantrushal List
Grid Reference : NB 375 537 Glossary
Period : 3rd-2nd millennium BC Bibliography
Clach an Trushal
(Clach an Truiseil, Trushel Stone)

Clach an Trushal image

The largest standing stone in Scotland. It is 5.75m high, 1.8m wide and from 1.1m to 30cm thick and it leans slightly to the south.
It could have been a landmark in prehistoric times. A more recent legend says it marks the site of a battle.