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Newton House, The Newton Stone

Ogham Inscribed Stone (Early Medieval), Pictish Symbol Stone (Early Medieval)

Site Name Newton House, The Newton Stone

Classification Ogham Inscribed Stone (Early Medieval), Pictish Symbol Stone (Early Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Newton In The Garioch

Canmore ID 18086

Site Number NJ62NE 12.02

NGR NJ 6623 2972

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Culsalmond
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire


Field Visit (13 March 1969)

Stones as described; no further information regarding original find-spots, or graves.

Visited by OS (NKB) 13 March 1969.


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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