BOWDN/1

Corpus Refs:Huebner/1876:30
Okasha/1993:5
Thomas/1994:1210
Site:BOWDN
Discovery:first mentioned, 1774 Trist, B.
History:Okasha/1993, 76: `The stone was first recorded in a letter of 1774 from Mr Browse Trist of Bowden to Mr Swinton, paraphrased by Gough in 1806.' The letter recorded that the stone had been recovered from a watery ditch near a new turnpike road. The stone is now lost.
Geology:
Dimensions:0.8 x 0.6 x 0.0 (converted from Gough/1806)
Setting:Lost (present 1774, missing 1774)
Location:Gough/1806, 50--51, cites a letter of 1774 as the last time the stone was seen.
Okasha/1993, 76: `The stone is now lost'.
Form:boulder
The only information about the form is a rough drawing from Gough/1806, 51, which appears to show a triangular block or boulder. Okasha/1993, 76, describes the form as `an uncarved pillar stone'.
Condition:n/a , n/a
Folklore:none
Crosses:none
Decorations:

Drawing only shows the one, inscribed, face.

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Inscriptions


BOWDN/1/1     Pictures

Readings

Okasha, E. (1993):V{A}LCI | FIL{I}V{***} | AIVS
Expansion:
VALCI FILI V[--]AIVS
Translation:
[The stone] of Valcus (PN), son of V[--]aius (PN).
Okasha/1993 76--77 reading only
Thomas, C. (1994):V{A}LCI | FIL{I} [.] | AN~V~S
Expansion:
VALCI FILI VETTANUS
Expansion:
VALCI FILI VEDDANUS
Translation:
Of Valci(PN), of the son Veddanus(PN).
Thomas/1994 281--282 reading only

Notes

Orientation:Incomplete Information
Position:n/a ; broad ; n/a ; undecorated
Okasha/1993, 76: `Originally the text probably read downwards facing left'.
Incision:inc
Date:400 - 1099 (Okasha/1993)

400 - 699 (Thomas/1994)
Language:Latin (rcaps)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:Okasha/1993, 76: `The text used a predominantly capital script'.
Legibility:n/a
Okasha/1993, 76: `The text appears to have been legible'.
Lines:3
Carving errors:0
Doubtful:no

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