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|Set in Stone|
|Main setting:||Kilmartin, Scotland and London, England, 1950-1951|
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|Writer:||Charles Auchterlonie and John Isles|
|Part of:||Short Trips: The History of Christmas|
|Short Trips short stories|
|Rome||The Thousand Years of Christmas|
Set in Stone was the fifth short story in the Short Trips anthology Short Trips: The History of Christmas. It was written by Charles Auchterlonie and John Isles. It featured the First Doctor, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright.
When the TARDIS arrives in 1950s Scotland, Ian and Barbara consider ending their days onboard the TARDIS as its the nearest they have been to the 1960s in a long time, whilst the Doctor steals the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abby and discovers the crown of Scotland in the 19th century could have alien connections.
- Ian and Barbara briefly return to Shoreditch and spend four months living there, but they decide to resume their travels and their long mission to return home. (TV: An Unearthly Child, etc.)