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Desk Based Assessment

Date 1964

Event ID 920165

Category Recording

Type Desk Based Assessment


The Class I sculptured stone at Brandsbutt, which measures 3 feet 6 inches high by 4 feet 2 inches wide by about 3 feet thick, bears symbols and an ogham inscription.

J R Allen and J Anderson 1903

The Brandsbutt Stone was broken up to build into a field dyke, but the pieces have now been put together.

V G Childe and W D Simpson 1961.

The Brandsbutt Class I stone is decorated with a cresecent and V-rod and a serpent and Z-rod symbol, both incised, as well as being marked by a line of Ogams which are certainly contemporary with the symbols. It is a matter for regret that this stone was broken and partly lost in the past; and for congratulation that the remains have now been reassembled and are under guardianship.

R W Feachem 1963.

Information from OS.

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