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Theft of Stone Artefact From Dryburgh Abbey

Alert message sent 09/01/2020 16:22:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch Scotland


This Message is Distributed on Behalf of Historic Environment Scotland

Your Help is Sought to Trace and Return this Historic Afteract to its Home in Dryburgh Abbey


It was discovered that, on the 28th December 2019, a distinctive large stone has been stolen from the cellars at Dryburgh Abbey. 

The stone was decorative in nature and was once part of a medieval arch in the Abbey.

The stone is marked DRY/v/14 and measures 178 x 457 x 206mm.





Dryburgh Abbey is a site of historic distinction and, on behalf of the nation, is looked after by Historic Environment Scotland.  The loss of such artefacts impacts our understanding and appreciation of our history and it is important that the stone be returned to its rightful setting.

The matter has been reported to Police Scotland as a heritage crime. Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1837 of 09/01/2020 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555


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Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)

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