|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1804 Pelham, P.|
|History:||First recorded by P. Pelham and published in Vallancey/1804, 224--225.|
Macalister/1945, 157 and Cuppage/etal/1986, 44, record the stone as still in situ.
|Geology:||Macalister/1945, 157: `monolith of sandstone grit'.|
|Dimensions:||3.9 x 1.1 x 0.78 (Cuppage/etal/1986)|
Macalister/1945, 157, and Cuppage/etal/1986, 44, record the stone as still in situ.
|Condition:||incomplete , some|
Cuppage/etal/1986, 44: `Natural weathering and use of the stone as a scratching post by cattle have damaged the inscription in parts ... a large spall has been detached' from the stone.
|Crosses:||1: latin; linear; straight; expanded; plain; none; none; none; n/a|
Macalister/1945, 157--158: `a small plain cross has been cut on the face of the stone'.
Cuppage/etal/1986, 44: `A simple Latin cross with slightly expanded terminals to head and arms has been carved on the SE face'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||VOENACUNASM[--|
VOENACUNAS M[AQI MUCOI--]
Macalister/1945 157 reading only
|Cuppage, J. (1986):||VOE[V!]ACUNA[--|
Cuppage/etal/1986 44 reading only
|McManus, D. (1991):||VOE[NA]CU[N]A[S][--]|
McManus/1991 66 reading only
|Position:||NE ; arris ; beside cross ; undivided|
Macalister/1945, 157: `pocked'.
|Date:||400 - 500 (Ziegler/1994)|
366 - 466 (McManus/1991)
|Ling. Notes:||See McManus/1991, 102, 121.|
|Palaeography:||McManus/1991, 7, suggests that OE was carved for OI in VOENACUNAS through the mistaken ommision of a single vowel score.|
Vallancey/1804, 224--225, states that some of the scores are `too faint to be delineated'.
Cuppage/etal/1986, 44: `Neither the first 2 scores of the first N, not the S, or M are traceable today'.