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Archaeology Notes

Date 1953 - 1975

Event ID 714097

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NT27SE 45 2527 7352.

(NT 2527 7352) Runic Stone (NAT)

OS 1/1250 map, (1970)

This runic stone, a block of granite, was brought from Little Ramsingarde, Witting parish, Westmanland, Sweden by Sir Alexander Seton and presented by him to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, who had it set up in its present position in Princes Street Gardens. The runes, of c. 10th century date, read "Ari engraved this stone in memory of Hialm his father. God help his soul."

(Anon 1818).

A deeply incised stone, markings outlined by red paint. Of no local archaeological value.

Visited by OS (J L D) 28 December 1953.

This stone is a facsimile and of no archaeological interest.

Visited by OS (S F S) 28 November 1975.

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