The Yetnasteen Stone is a sandstone block lying in a farmer's field that was quarried from the nearby bank.
The massive stone inclines to the north/ It is 7-1/2 feet tall, 5-1/2 feet wide, and 2 feet thick. The top of the stone is heavily covered in lichens and mosses.
About the Yetnasteen Stone
Megalithic Portal: Yetnasteen (Yetnessteen)
Journey to the Yetnasteen Stone
Rousay may be visited by ferry from Tingwall on the Orkney Mainland. The Yetnasteen Stone is located off minor roads from the B9064 near the village of Faraclett. It lies within farmland, not far off a track, and may be visited with the landowner's permission.
The Modern Antiquarian: Yetnessteen
Wikipedia: Standing Stone
Ordnance Survey Map (HY447327)
Visitors information and general tourism information for Rousay may be found on the Rousay: Egypt of the North website. General tourist information for Orkney as a whole may be found on the Visit Orkney website.
Additional Photos of the Yetnasteen Stone
Descriptive Sign for Faraclett Head, Location of the Yetnasteen Stone
Approaching the Yetnasteen Stone
Lichen- and Moss-Covered Top of the Yetnasteen Stone