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South Ronaldsay, St Peters Church

Pictish Symbol Stone (Pictish)

Site Name South Ronaldsay, St Peters Church

Classification Pictish Symbol Stone (Pictish)

Canmore ID 9585

Site Number ND49SE 1

NGR ND 4707 9084

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish South Ronaldsay
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

ND49SE 1 4707 9084

A symbol stone at one time the sill of a window at St Peter's Church, is now in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS Accession no.IB 2). It is a rectangular slab of sandstone 5ft long by 1ft 7in wide by 3 1/4in thick and is sculptured on two faces.

J Stuart 1856; RCAHMS 1946.

No further information.

Visited by OS (AA) 6 May 1973

Class I symbol stone.On face rectangle above crescent and V-rod. On reverse crescent and V-rod.

A Mack 1997.


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