MHG46461 - Rune Stone - Portormin
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Type and Period (1)
- INSCRIBED STONE (Norse - 800 AD? to 1300 AD?)
- None recorded
A rune-inscribed boulder, found on the beach at Portormin, is now preserved at the Dunbeath Heritage Centre.
Information from RCAHMS (IFr), 14 October 2003.
Portomin, Caithness, rune-inscribed stone
Stone type: sandstone
Place of discovery: ND 16 29
Present location: in Dunbeath Heritage Centre.
Evidence for discovery: found on the beach near Portomin on Dunbeath Bay in 2003.
Present condition: good.
This large water-worn boulder bears eight incised runes, an informal graffito message.
Date range: early medieval.
Early Medieval Carved Stones Project, A Ritchie 2019
|Grid reference||ND 16 29 (point)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/251226 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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