MHG44924 - Cross slab - St. Kenneth's Church, Laggan

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Type and Period (1)

  • CROSS SLAB (Undated)

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Full Description

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
03.08.00

The cross slab was specifically included in the scheduling for the ruined church (originally scheduled in 1993) by Historic Scotland in 2001.

See also:
NN58NW0027 Graveyard
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.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NN 5351 8968 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NN58NW
Civil Parish LAGGAN
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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