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Bullion

Carved Stone (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bullion

Classification Carved Stone (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 32006

Site Number NO33SW 17

NGR NO 3433 3054

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Dundee (Perth And Kinross)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO33SW 17 3433 3054.

A sculptured stone slab was found at Bullion while making the new by-pass road. It was 6'2" long, 2'5" broad and 5 3/4" thick, and was of red sandstone. On one face is the figure of a bearded man on horseback, carrying a sword and circular shield, and drinking out of an ox horn. It was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by Angus County Council in 1934. (Accession no: IB 229)

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1935.

Class I symbol stone.

Activities

Field Visit (3 July 1952)

The findspot was approximately sited to NO 3433 3054, on the course of the by-pass road, by Mr D B Taylor (Delvine, Longforgan).

Visited by OS (J L D) 3 July 1952.

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