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Picardy Symbol Stone

According to Historic Environment Scotland, the Picardy Symbol Stone is unusual for two reasons:

  • it’s one of only a few Pictish carved stones standing in its original spot
  • it’s a rare instance of a stone potentially associated with a burial

…and even the drive to get there was glorious!

The Picardy Symbol Stone is carved with the mysterious symbols typical of Pictish stones from this era, dating to about AD 600.

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to scamper over the barrier, so below is an image from https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/picardy-symbol-stone/ of the other side of the stone.

~ Bella

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