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Living beyond the northern frontier of the Roman Empire, the people of northern Scotland in the Dark Ages were known as the Picts, a name given by the Romans meaning the ‘painted - tattooed ones'.

They were renowned as one of the most war like of the Celtic barbarian tribes of Europe, successfully attacking the Roman army at every turn, yet few of their homes or forts have ever been found.

Located in Scotland, these stones are the most visible remaining evidence of the Picts and are thought to date from the 6th to 9th century, a period during which the Picts became Christianized, leaving behind some of the finest carved stones, jewellery and symbols of power today found in the museum collections in Edinburgh and Perth.

  • Inveravon Pictish Stones Geolocation Latitude 57.421374N Longitude 3.362194W
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Inveravon Parish Church erected in 1806 on the site of a previous church built in 1568, above the south eastern bank of the River Spey, is home to a collection of four carved Pictish symbol stones dating back to the period between 600 and 800 years.

Inveravon Parish Church can be found off the junction A95 Ballindalloch about 50 miles from Inverness.

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