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Description of stone

Event ID 1010132

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Early Medieval Carved Stones Project


Little Ferry Links 1, Sutherland, Pictish symbol stone fragment

Measurements: H 0.18m, W 0.18m, D 0.11m

Stone type: sandstone

Place of discovery: NH 814966

Present location: Dunrobin Museum (ARC 540), Dunrobin Castle.

Evidence for discovery: a surface find made in 1872.

Present condition: broken but carving good.


This small fragment is deeply incised with three parallel lines and two spirals, which are probably part of a rectangle symbol.

Date: seventh century.

References: ECMS pt 3, 45-6; Fraser 2008, no 146.1.

Compiled by A Ritchie 2016

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