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The Strathmartine Castle Stone
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The Strathmartine Castle Stone
Material Old Red Sandstone
Height 1.35 metres (4.4 ft)
Present location McManus Galleries, Dundee, Scotland

The Strathmartine Castle Stone is a class I Pictish stone from Strathmartine, Angus, Scotland.

Description

The stone is of Old Red Sandstone and bears two pictish symbols, the Pictish beast and the crescent and v-rod. It was formerly built into a wall south east of Strathmartine Castle, but moved to a property in Dundee in the early 20th century. It was acquired for Dundee Museums in 1969 and is now on display at the McManus Galleries in Dundee.

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