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Event ID 920540

Category Documentary Reference

Type Reference


The ogam-inscribed stone (The 'Newton Stone') is of blue gneiss, 2.03m x 0.5m and bears at the top six horizontal lines of characters and an ogam-inscription down the left angle and lower front of the stone. The Pictish symbol stone is of blue-grey greiss. It measures 2.05 x 0.6 x 0.41m and is roughly pillar-shaped, incised with the double-disc and serpent crossed by a z-rod symbol.

(Unattributed) information on OS Archaeology Record Card.

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