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Sueno's Stone, is an ancient pictish standing stone - Sueno's Stone stands 23 feet high - on a major road junction. Located on the north-east edge of Forres, it was most likely erected just before the start of the last millennium, possibly by Kenneth Mac Alpin - first king of the Scots after he defeated the kings of the seven northern Pictish kingdoms.
Local legend however says this was the crossroads that Macbeth originally met the three witches and they were eventually imprisoned inside the stone. Should the stone be broken they would be released.
In the early 1990s the stone was encased in armoured glass to prevent erosion which was damaging the inscriptions on it, and more sadly graffiti which it was a victim of.
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