MHG9924 - Sanctuary Boundary Stone, Crois

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) BOUNDARY CROSS (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Crois (NR).
OS 6"map, (1963)

'Crois' is the name given to a projecting rock which is said to have borne an incised cross on its SW face, and to have marked the northern boundary of the sanctuary of Kildonan (NC 92 SW 18). The cross had weathered away by 1909 and no trace of it can now be found.
Visited by OS (W D J) 3 June 1961; RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; A B Scott 1906


Scott, A B, 1906, 'S Donnan the Great and his Muinntir', Trans Scot Eccles Soc Vol. 1 1905-6, p.256-67, 261-3 (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. 376 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9010 2343 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC92SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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