MHG1378 - Symbol Stone, Craig of Hattel
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Type and Period (2)
- CARVED STONE (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
- STANDING STONE (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
- None recorded
Symbol Stone (NR) (site of) OS 6" map, (1970)
A 6' high standing stone was removed from here many years ago, and it is not known what became of it. The stone was sculptured with a very crude drawing, resembling a greyhound.
Name Book 1873.
No further information was obtained regarding this symbol stone.
Visited by OS (J B) 7 December 1981.
Class I symbol stone.
A Mack, 1997
Craig of Hattel, Caithness, possible Pictish symbol stone
Measurements: H 1.83m
Place of discovery: ND 1877 6901
Present location: lost.
Evidence for discovery: recorded in the nineteenth century (OS Name Book 1873).
This was a tall standing stone, said to have been carved with ‘a very crude drawing, resembling a greyhound’.
Early Medieval Carved Stones Project, A Ritchie 2016
- --- Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 8395.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Mack, A. 1997. Field guide to the Pictish symbol stones. 145.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 7, 31.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1877 6901 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8395 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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