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A Viking Rune-Stone from St Paul's Churchyard, London

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The rune-stone was found in the churchyard of St Paul's Cathedral, London in 1852.

The decoration on the face is in the Ringerike style which is dated to c. A.D. 980 - 1070.

The runes are cut in two lines on the stone. The text reads:

"Ginna and Toki had this stone set up."

Vestiges of paint were found on the stone. The picture on the right shows were the paint was found, and the picture below suggest how the stone may have originally appeared.