Strathpeffer, Clach An Tiompain
Pictish Symbol Stone (pictish)
Site Name Strathpeffer, Clach An Tiompain
Classification Pictish Symbol Stone (pictish)
Alternative Name(s) Strathpeffer, The Eaglestone
Canmore ID 12458
Site Number NH45NE 6
NGR NH 4845 5852
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
- Council Highland
- Parish Fodderty
- Former Region Highland
- Former District Ross And Cromarty
- Former County Ross And Cromarty
NH45NE 6 4849 5852.
(NH 4848 5851) Clach an Tiompain (NAT)
OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 1st ed., (1875)
This symbol stone, which is called locally the 'Clachan Tiumpan' is a slab of contorted blue gneiss, roughly rectangular, but with the right hand top corner broken away, 2 ft 8 ins high by 2 ft wide and 10 ins thick, sculptured with incised lines on one face with the horse- shoe symbol, and under it the bird symbol.
J R Allen 1903
This stone stands on a small tumulus.
Name Book 1875
(Name: NH 484 585) Clach an Tiompain (NAT) Symbol Stone (NR)
OS 25"map, (1967)
Clach an Tiompain, a symbol stone as described.
Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 30 July 1981
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) March 1989.
Class I symbol stone bearing on the south-east face a horseshoe above an eagle.
A.Mack 1997 p.120