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Rosemarkie Description of stone

Event ID 1021022

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Early Medieval Carved Stones Project


Rosemarkie 15, Ross & Cromarty, carved fragment

Measurements: H 0.31m, W 0.30m, D 0.11m

Stone type: pink sandstone

Place of discovery: NH 737 576

Present location: Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie (ROMGH.1998)

Evidence for discovery: found in a garden at Rosemarkie in 1994.

Present condition: broken and worn.


This small fragment is carved with a roll-moulded border and part of an interlace design.

Date: eighth or ninth century.

References: Seright & Henderson 2013, 10.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2017.

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