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Caithness Field Club Bulletin
A survey by Tim Blackie and Colin Macaulay

Reference Number: SS/120

Name: Reay 2

Description: Class 3 (?) monument

Present Location: NMA, Edinburgh

0riginal Location: Reay Parish Church

NC 9664 6483

Other Documentation: PSAS lxxxiv p218

Dimensions: Length 3 feet
  Breadth 9 inches
  Width 9 inches

Notes: This pillar-shaped stone was found built into the south wall of Reay church in 1947. It is sculpted on all four 'long' sides. On the front is a cross in flat relief, decorated with a diagonal key pattern. On the right side are a hound, two cows and a horse, all rather roughly executed, on the back is a stag above a knotwork panel, and on the left side a series of double spirals with the topmost apparently chiselled off. This stone is at present on public display in the National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh.