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1. Aberlemno no. 2

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-05-27
Date 27 May 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Forfarshire
Townland Aberlemno
OSMapRef NO 522556 (352280,755625)
Area Scotland
GeneralContext Cross Slab
Location South of B9134, off the A90, between Brechin and Forfar
GeneralContext Stone type: Old red sandstone
Dimensions 7' 6" high, 4'2" across the front and 8" thick at the sides.
GeneralDescription General view of the back of the slab, showing at the top of the slab a pair of beast heads face each other baring their teeth. There are two panels. 1. At the top left there is a rectangular shape decorated with spirals and on the right a triple-circular disk. 2. A battle scene with three rows of figures, five on horseback, four on foot.

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