This Class 1 stone has a crescent V-rod a snake and a Z-rod carved onto it. An Ogham inscription (along the left hand side) bears the inscription "IRATADDOARENS." The Aberdeenshire Council web site suggests that this inscription could be linked with Eddarrnonn, a possible rendering of St. Ethernanus.
Brandsbutt Stone, The serpent has scales carved onto the design.
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The churchyard is dominated by two earth mounds which were utilised to form a motte or the mound on which a castle was built.
It was a bit of a expedition to find the pictish stones, look under the trees between the railway line and the mounds.
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This site is called a recumbent stone circle, that is it features a stone which is lying down. Apologies for the pictures, my visit coincided with a very dreich spell of weather.
Young "Narky" gives a sense of scale to the recumbent stone. She steadfastly refused lie down and be used as a human sacrifice, children these days.
The recumbent stone and four of the eleven erect stones.
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