MHG8213 - Former site of Hilton Stone, Invergordon Castle)


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH66NE 11 6948 6928.

(NH 6948 6928) Stone (NR). OS 6" map, (1959)

This was the 'Hilton Stone', a Class II symbol stone (NH87NE 7 ) which had been brought to this site from Hilton of Cadboll.
It was removed 1928, first to British Museum, thence to
NMAS (IB 189). D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931.

No further information. The site of the stone falls on the fairway of a golf-course. Revised at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 23 March 1966.

First ed OS shows he site of "sculptured stone" in N part of the "American Garden" a woodland. Numerous walks the stone lies to the W of the main path in small open area. - HAW 12/2002

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Grid reference Centred NH 6947 6927 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

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

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