List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STANDING STONE (Sculptured) [Nether Mains] Standing Stone (Sculptured)
Standing Stone (Sculptured)
Standing Stone (Sculptured)
Mr James Porter
Mr John Rough
Mr Robert Spring
064 "The stone at Monymusk stands close by the public road at the farm of Nether Mains. About fifty years ago it was placed in a field about a mile east of Monymusk House, near the River Don, where it had been from time immemorial, and then it was removed to its present site. In the edition of "Don, a Poem" which was printed in the beginning of this century by Charles Dawson, Schoolmaster of Kemnay, it is said that the stone appears to be the grave-stone of John Aikenwall, who was slain at the battle of Platcock and we are gravely told that the hieroglyphics should be read as follows

"Here lies John Aikenwall, beneath this lang stane -
At the fight of Platcock, his life from him was taen."

Monymusk was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, and was the site of an ancient Culdee Monastery. There are two stone circles in the Parish."
Sculptured Stones of Scotland

"The only other monument of antiquity found in the parish is one figured stone, discovered upwards of 40 years ago in a field near the river, about a mile east of Monymusk House, where it had lain from time immemorial, and was conveyed to the nearest part of the public road, and there fixed in an upright position, where

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Aberdeenshire -- Parish of Monymusk

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