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Bore Stone of Gask,cross slab,Moncreiffe House

A Scheduled Monument in Almond and Earn, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3585 / 56°21'30"N

Longitude: -3.3989 / 3°23'56"W

OS Eastings: 313662

OS Northings: 719338

OS Grid: NO136193

Mapcode National: GBR 20.3BCW

Mapcode Global: WH6QK.RFNW

Entry Name: Bore Stone of Gask,cross slab,Moncreiffe House

Scheduled Date: 11 November 1964

Last Amended: 29 June 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1620

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Crosses and carved stones: cross slab

Location: Dunbarney

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument is a mutilated upright cross-slab of red sandstone.

The stone stands about 2m high and is sculptured on two faces. It was moved in the 19th century to the side of the carriage drive to Moncreiffe House (where it was scheduled) and again, closer to the house, prior to the building of the M90 motorway.

The area to scheduled comprises the stone and an area around it 8m in diameter, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a very well preserved early Christian carved stone, a rare survival of a significant monument type.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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