MHG33686 - Ardjachie Pictish stone with cup marks beside Museum entrance - Tain


Cup marked pictish stone moved to current position from Ardjachie farm.

Type and Period (2)

  • INSCRIBED STONE (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD?)
  • CUP MARKED STONE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone with symbols, re-located to beside entrance of Tain Museum. Carved flower design and L shape plus other parallel lines running diagonally across. Believed in some circles to be forgery as the flower type is unique. Rear of stone no designs - HAW 8/2004

(Note - see MHG7488 for original location and full record including Scottish Rock Art Project images. T. Blackie 12/4/24) <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7802 8212 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TAIN

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