MHG47324 - Carved Stone - Rosemarkie


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Type and Period (1)

  • CROSS SLAB (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (15/06/2004)
NH75NW 7.16 737 576

A fragment of a sculptured stone, bearing a portion of interlace towards one edge,

Rosemarkie 16, Ross & Cromarty, cross-slab fragment
Measurements: H 0.30m, W 0.23m, D 0.08m
Stone type: sandstone
Place of discovery: NH 7372 5763
Present location: Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie (ROMGH.2005.18)
Evidence for discovery: found in the churchyard at Rosemarkie in 2004.
Present condition: broken and worn.
This finely dressed fragment comes from the right-hand part of a cross-slab and is incised with a plain ringed outline cross.
Date: eighth or ninth century.
References: DES 2007, 122-3; Seright & Henderson 2013, 13.
Early Medieval Carved Stones Project, A Ritchie 2017.

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Grid reference Centred NH 737 576 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH75NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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