MHG4814 - Tobar Na Maor, Dun Osdale


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Type and Period (1)

  • INSCRIBED STONE (Pictish - 300 AD to 900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

For Dun Osdale, broch see NG24NW0004
JHooper, 27/11/2001

NG24NW 3 2408 4648.

A stone, which partly covered the well, Tobar na Maor, beside Dun Osdale until 1910, is now preserved at Dunvegan Castle; although weathered, it bears a crescent and V-rod and a pair of concentric circles. See also NG24NW 7.1.
F T Macleod 1912; RCAHMS 1928; 1985; R B K Stevenson 1961; A Ross 1961.

The stone is much weathered and measures 0.43 x 0.94m; but the traces of the crescent and V-rod and one pair of concentric circles can be seen. Information from R Jones 1980.

Class I symbol stone bearing a crescent and V-rod over a disc.
A.Mack 1997 p.112

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Grid reference Centred NG 2407 4648 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG24NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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