Pictish Symbol Stone(s) (pictish)
Site Name Ardross
Classification Pictish Symbol Stone(s) (pictish)
Alternative Name(s) Stittenham
Canmore ID 13738
Site Number NH67SE 12
NGR NH 650 743
NGR Description NH c. 650 743
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
- Council Highland
- Parish Rosskeen
- Former Region Highland
- Former District Ross And Cromarty
- Former County Ross And Cromarty
NH67SE 12 c. 650 743
Two sandstone fragments, bearing incised representations of a deer and wolf in Pictish style, were found 'built into an old wall at Stittenham' before 1891. Often known as the Ardross 'wolf' and 'horse', they are preserved in Inverness Museum (INVMG 00.208-9).
J R Allen and J Anderson 1903; RCAHMS 1979; RCAHMS 1985.
In Inverness Museum, two class I symbol stones showing:
Ardross 1 : a wolf
Ardross 2 : a deer's head
A Mack 1997.