|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1872 Polsue, J.|
|History:||Okasha/1993, 138: `The stone was first mentioned in 1872, when it was `in the wall of an old thatched cottage near the parish schoolroom...In 1888 the stone was still in the wall, but by 1895 it was `Lying in the churchyard...by south porch'. Langdon...[said] that the house where it had been found was `near west end of church'. In 1925 C. G. Henderson recorded the stone in the church'.|
|Geology:||Macalister/1945, 442: `granite'.|
|Dimensions:||0.96 x 0.34 x 0.31 (Okasha/1993)|
Okasha/1993, 138: `The stone is now inside Lanivet church, at the west end of nave'.
Macalister/1945, 442: `originally a cross shaft of granite'.
Okasha/1993, 138: `incomplete pillar stone'.
|Condition:||incomplete , poor|
Okasha/1993, 138--39, states that from earliest record the stone was in two pieces, now cemented back together. Upper portion only of the pillar-stone survives. From photo (Fig II.21) the top of the stone has also suffered further damage.
Okasha/1993, 138: `Text is incised...inside a panel'.
Thomas/1994, 294--295, refers to this panel as a `cartouche' and sees it as early Dumnonian `art'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||ANNICVF/IL[--|
Macalister/1945 442 reading only
|Okasha, E. (1985):||ANNICV[F/IL--|
Annicu(PN) son [--].
Okasha/1993 140 reading only
|Thomas, C. (1994):||ANNICVF/IL[--|
Thomas/1994 265 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; n/a ; panel|
Okasha/1993, 138: `inside a panel on the face of the stone'.
Macalister/1945, 442: `pocked'.
|Date:||500 - 799 (Okasha/1993)|
533 - 566 (Thomas/1994)
|Palaeography:||Okasha/1993, 138: `predominantly capital script'.|
Thomas/1994, 265, saw the V in the name Annicv as an error for II or I, to make Annicii or Annici.
Macalister/1945, 449: `The inscription...is in fairly good condition'.
Okasha/1993, 138: `The text is slightly deteriorated and incomplete'.