MHG44924 - Cross slab - St. Kenneth's Church, Laggan
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Type and Period (1)
- CROSS SLAB (Undated)
In the graveyard opposite the entrance to the church on the S side of the footpath is a very thin, possibly early Christian cross slab. 2m high x 1m x 50mm deep with check stone propping it up. Carving only on W side, of an incised cruciform cross outline that occupies whole of cross slab. Possible that this is no longer in its original position.
Information from H Hanson, Historic Scotland Monument Warden
The cross slab was specifically included in the scheduling for the ruined church (originally scheduled in 1993) by Historic Scotland in 2001.
J Aitken : 10/12/02
Access Audit No 54 - HAW 11/2003
The cross slab was photographed by S Tilbury in 2009. <1>
The church and graveyard had also been listed at category C in 1971. The church and cross slab were removed from the listing in August 2015 as part of a project looking at dual designations of sites in the Highlands, though they remain a scheduled monument. <2>
<1> Tilbury, S, 2009-11, Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 12/06/2009 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24247.
<2> Jackson, L., 2015, Combined Statutory and Descriptive List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (Highland Council, Two Hundred and Eleventh Amendment) 2015 (Text/Designation Notification/List of Buildings). SHG27410.
- <1> Image/Photograph(s): Tilbury, S. 2009-11. Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer. Colour. . Digital. 12/06/2009.
- <2> Text/Designation Notification/List of Buildings: Jackson, L.. 2015. Combined Statutory and Descriptive List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (Highland Council, Two Hundred and Eleventh Amendment) 2015. Historic Scotland. 04/09/2015. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 5351 8968 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM5703 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/24302 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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