SUENO'S STONE, FORRES, SCOTLAND. (See comments box story)

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Roy Pledger on December 29, 2011

This huge sandstone pictish cross slab stands on the eastern side of Forres in Scotland. Standing some 21 feet in height the stone has a Celtic cross on one side and a large battle scene on the other. Although the origin is uncertain, it may be that the stone commemorates the defeat of Malcolm 11 by Norse warriors led by Sueno in 1008. Local legend says that it stands at the cross roads where Macbeth originally met with the three witches who were eventually imprisoned inside the stone.

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  • Uploaded on December 29, 2011
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    by Roy Pledger
    • Camera: SONY DSC-W170
    • Taken on 2009/08/04 13:14:50
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