The Kincardine Grave marker is the most northerly of a type of monument unique to
the Picts and carved from the mid-8th century. It measures 1524mm long by 355mm high
and 508mm wide and was intended to lie horizontally on the top of a grave.
The carvings along the long side have been interpreted as
After the Pictish period many carved stones were reused - the top has been inscribed
in more recent times as gravestone. It is very badly worn but the date 1725 can be
The opposite side has had two rectangles hollowed out. Was this for use in an ecclesiastical
setting, or as a horse trough or ....?