The Cochno Stone is the largest known cup-and-ring marked monolith in the UK. 60 feet across, it was exposed to the elements for 5000 years until buried for its protection 50 years ago as new housing encroached. Now there are plans for Factum Arte, Madrid, and Glasgow University Archaeology Department to excavate the stone and create a full size replica for public display. in anticipation a brief test dig in summer 2015 revealed the outstanding condition of the Stone.