The Maiden Stone

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The Maiden Stone is a Class II upright cross-slab of red granite. The South side is covered with interlacing and the North side with a knotwork pattern arranged in a double row. On the East face, 4 beasts fill the topmost of 4 panels. Beneath this are a notched rectangle & Z-rod, a beast, and a mirror & comb.

At the top of the West face is a man standing with arms outstretched, between two fish monsters. Beneath this is a large ring-headed cross. At the bottom of this face, there is a roundel with four triple spirals and three double spirals at the centre.

Please note: the stone is covered with a protective shelter during winter months and cannot be viewed during this period.

  • Opening Times
    April - October
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