Newton House, The Newton Stone
Alternative Names Newton In The Garioch
Site Type OGHAM INSCRIBED STONE, PICTISH SYMBOL STONE
Canmore ID 18086
Site Number NJ62NE 12.02
NGR NJ 6623 2972
Former Region GRAMPIAN
Former District GORDON
Former County ABERDEENSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
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|Notes and Activities|
Notes 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.
|13 March 1969||FIELD VISIT|
Notes Stones as described; no further information regarding original find-spots, or graves.
Visited by OS (NKB) 13 March 1969.
|Books and References|
Stuart, J (1856a) Sculptured stones of Scotland,, vol.1 Aberdeen
Page(s): 1 pl. 1 Held at RCAHMS D.4.L.R