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Littleferry Links

Pictish Symbol Stone (Pictish)

Site Name Littleferry Links

Classification Pictish Symbol Stone (Pictish)

Alternative Name(s) Dunrobin Museum

Canmore ID 15342

Site Number NH89NW 2.03

NGR NH 814 965

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Golspie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH89NW 2.03 814 965

No. 3. A fragment of red sandstone, of irregular five-sided shape, found in 1872 near the same place. It measures 6ins in length, 6ins in width, and 2 1/2ins in thickness, and has sculptured on one face, with incised lines, two concentric circles and portions of three curved lines branching from the outer circle; probably forming the middle part of the mirror symbol or the double disc symbol.

RCAHMS 1911.

This stone (0.14m x 0.14m x 0.06m) is in Dunrobin Museum No. 12 (Accession no. 1872.4). May be part of No. 11 (ie. NH89NW 2.1).

Information from R Jones, 1980.

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