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Rosemarkie

Carved Stone (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Rosemarkie

Classification Carved Stone (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Groam House 8

Canmore ID 260000

Site Number NH75NW 7.13

NGR NH 737 576

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Rosemarkie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Rosemarkie 8, Ross & Cromarty, church furniture, panel fragments

Measurements: H 0.33m, W 0.51m +

Stone type: sandstone

Place of discovery: NH 7372 5763

Present location: Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie (ROMGH.1992.4)

Evidence for discovery:

Present condition: worn and broken into two fragments.

Description

These two conjoining fragments are carved on one broad face with a plain flatband border enclosing diagonal key pattern

Date: eighth or ninth century.

References: Seright & Henderson 2013, 10.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2017.

Archaeology Notes

NH75NW 7.13 737 576

Two adjoining portions of a panel of key-pattern (Groam House 1992.4 1-2).

MS/1785.

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