Shaft of a Celtic Cross from Longcastle, Wigtownshire

Herbert Maxwell (Author)


Keyword(s):
Chapel, Grave, Celtic Knotwork
Period(s):
Roman, 1919, Bronze Age, Iron Age

Abstract


The shaft of a large cross, sculptured on both sides was discovered on the site of a chapel, mentioned in documents of 1684 but now completely destroyed. The head of the cross had been chopped off and it was being used as a grave slab. It is decorated on both sides by Celtic knotwork.

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Published
30-11-1921
How to Cite
Maxwell, H. (1921). Shaft of a Celtic Cross from Longcastle, Wigtownshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 55, 276-277. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7513
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