Field Visit

Date 4 October 2000

Event ID 612554

Category Recording

Type Field Visit

Granite Celtic cross on three low steps. The cross is decorated with bronze relief panels (designed by Rowand Anderson), representing various stages of Christ's Passion, the Resurrection and the Ascension (eight in total), plus six acts of charity (three on each side of the shaft of the cross). There are also decorative panels on all sides of the cross, the designs taken from Jedburgh Abbey.

Inscriptions : On the foot of the cross (north face):

IN MEMORY OF / + DEAN RAMSAY+ / BORN 31ST JAN: 1793 DIED 27TH DEC: 1872 / ERECTED BY HIS FELLOW COUNTRYMEN

Signatures : None Visible

Design period : 1878 - 1879

Year of unveiling : 1879

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0184)

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