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Rosemarkie

Carved Stone (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Rosemarkie

Classification Carved Stone (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Groam House 12

Canmore ID 260010

Site Number NH75NW 7.16

NGR NH 737 576

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Rosemarkie 16, Ross & Cromarty, cross-slab fragment

Measurements: H 0.30m, W 0.23m, D 0.08m

Stone type: sandstone

Place of discovery: NH 7372 5763

Present location: Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie (ROMGH.2005.18)

Evidence for discovery: found in the churchyard at Rosemarkie in 2004.

Present condition: broken and worn.

Description

This finely dressed fragment comes from the right-hand part of a cross-slab and is incised with a plain ringed outline cross.

Date: eighth or ninth century.

References: DES 2007, 122-3; Seright & Henderson 2013, 13.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2017.

Archaeology Notes

NH75NW 7.16 737 576

A fragment of a sculptured stone, bearing a portion of interlace towards one edge,

MS/1785

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