Dogton Stone
Dogton Stone
A much worn carved stone, or Pictish cross-slab, possibly of 9th century date. What we see today is only a fragment of the original stone, decorated with faded carvings. Historic Scotland, who look after Dogton Stone, describe it as a free-standing cross, but that interpretation is somewhat open to debate.
The stone bears a faded carving of a cross in Celtic style, with several worn Pictish symbols, among which may be a rider on horseback and interlaced serpents. Dogton Stone may commemorate a battle between the Picts and Scots, or, alternatively, a battle between Constantine and the Danes.