MHG8108 - Cross Slab, Drummond


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Type and Period (1)

  • CROSS SLAB (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH66NW 32 6033 6549.

The fragment of a cross-slab, in the possession of Mr Allan Moore, Drummond, Evanton, is said to have been 'collected by his late Mother possibly from Skye'.
Info from Dr J Close-Brooks, 6 North Head, Milford-on-Sea, Hants., to RCAHMS 1984.

Drummond Farm, Evanton, Ross & Cromarty, cross-slab fragment
Stone type: sandstone
Place of discovery: unknown
Present location: at Drummond Farm, Evanton
Evidence for discovery: said possibly to have been found in Skye in the twentieth century.
Present condition: broken and worn.
This fragment is the upper part of a cross-slab carved in relief with very similar crosses on both broad faces. The crosses are ringed and the side- and upper arms project beyond the ring and beyond the edges of the slab. There are raised bosses within the sunken areas between the arms and in the centre of the cross.
Date: uncertain
References: none.
Compiled by A Ritchie 2017, Early Medieval Carved Stones Project

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Grid reference Centred NH 6033 6549 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KILTEARN

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