MHG34337 - Carved Stone Fragment - Rosemarkie


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Type and Period (2)

  • CARVED STONE (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) CROSS SLAB? (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH75NW 7.08 c. 737 576

NH 737 576 Found in a garden near Rosemarkie Church. The fragment (175 x 158 x 80mm) is carved on one face with a section of interlace adjacent to a border. The border lies along what may be an original edge. Pink sandstone.
Sponsor: Groam House Museum.
S Seright, H Fearn and I B Henderson 1998.

Rosemarkie 15, Ross & Cromarty, carved fragment
Measurements: H 0.31m, W 0.30m, D 0.11m
Stone type: pink sandstone
Place of discovery: NH 737 576
Present location: Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie (ROMGH.1998)
Evidence for discovery: found in a garden at Rosemarkie in 1994.
Present condition: broken and worn.
This small fragment is carved with a roll-moulded border and part of an interlace design.
Date: eighth or ninth century.
References: Seright & Henderson 2013, 10.
Early Medieval Carved Stones Project, A Ritchie 2017.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7369 5759 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH75NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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