MHG60150 - Iron Cross - Morar
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Type and Period (2)
- CROSS (First erected, 19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
- COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (First erected, 19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A steel cross on small hill above Morar village. It reads:
ORIGINAL CROSS OF WOOD, TWENTY FEET HIGH. WAS ERECTED HERE AND BLESSED BY
RT REV ANGUS MACDONALD
BISHOP OF ARGYLL AND THE ISLES
IN COMMEMORATION OF 'A VERY SUCCESSFUL MISSION' BY
REDEMPTRIST FATHERS, ON SUNDAY TWENTY FIRST JULY 1898.
THE CHURCH DEDICATED TO OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR AND SAINT CUMIN,
UNDERTAKEN BY LADY LOVAT UPON THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND WHOSE WISH IT
WAS TO PROVIDE A PROPER CHURCH FOR COMMUNITY, HAD BEEN COMPLETED
AND DEDICATED EARLIER ON THURSDAY SECOND MAY 1889.
CROSS HAS BEEN RENEWED SEVERAL TIMES WITH PRESENT ONE OF IRON BEING ERECTED
IN 1965 THROUGH THE EFFORTS OF PARISHIONERS UNDER CANON JAMES GALBRAITH.'
Information from M Briscoe, 22 November 2013
GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NM 6789 9280 (4m by 5m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/333522/morar-iron-cross (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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