MHG9910 - Cross Slab, Clach Na H-Uaighe


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

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NC92SW 1 9102 2104.

(NC 91022104) Clach ma h-Uaighe (NR)
OS 6"map, (1963)

An upright cross slab 4' 7" high and 2' 3" broad, bearing on its west face an incised Latin cross with expanded terminals and a rounded base. It measures 2' by 1' 10" across the arms.
The stone is named variously Clach an Eig, (RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909 and J Mackay 1894), Clach na h-Uighe (RCAHMS 1911), Clach-na-heudh (NSA 1841) and Clach na h'Uaighe, (Name Book 1871 and

A cross-slab as described.
Visited by OS (W D J) 3 June 1961

No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (J M) 8 Feburary 1977.

Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 27, 35 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3358.

NSA, 1845, The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy, Vol. 15 (Sutherlandshire), 147 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2597.

Mackay, J, 1894, 'Sutherland place names', Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness Vol. 18 1891-2, p.183-208, 325-40, 198 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1593.

Scott, A B, 1906, 'S Donnan the Great and his Muinntir', Trans Scot Eccles Soc Vol. 1 1905-6, p.256-67, 260 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1458.

RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 132, No. 377 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9101 2104 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC92SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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