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)
- None recorded
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.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7369 5759 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/139194 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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