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Lassintullich, St Blane's Chapel, Burial Ground And Cross-slab

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Site Name Lassintullich, St Blane's Chapel, Burial Ground And Cross-slab

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Canmore ID 239092

Site Number NN65NE 10.01

NGR NN 69545 57739

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/239092

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Fortingall
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Lassintullich 2 (St Blane), Perthshire, stone basin

Measurements: L 0.36m, W 0.23m, H 0.20m

Stone type: schist

Place of discovery: NN 69545 57739

Present location: set into the lower part of the churchyard wall in the north-west corner.

Evidence for discovery: first recorded in 1931 by Lacaille.

Present condition: weathered.

Description

This rough block of stone has a rectangular hollow in its upper surface, measuring 0.20m by 0.15m and about 0.10m in depth.

Date: early medieval or later.

References: Lacaille 1932, 131-2, fig 2.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2019.

EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Lassintullich 3 (St Blane), Perthshire, cruciform stone

Measurements: H

Stone type: schist

Place of discovery: NN 69545 57739

Present location: re-used on a grave in the churchyard.

Evidence for discovery: recorded in 2014.

Present condition: weathered.

Description

This small and roughly formed cruciform stone has a very small incised cross at the centre of its arms.

Date: tenth or eleventh century.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2019.

EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Lassintullich 1 (St Blane), Perthshire, cross-slab

Measurements: H 1.37m above ground, W , D 0.15

Stone type: schistose

Place of discovery: NN 69545 57739

Present location: in situ in the south-west part of the graveyard.

Evidence for discovery: first recorded in 1931 by Lacaille.

Present condition: weathered.

Description

Face A is carved in relief with a plain cross with circular armpits. Face C bears traces of an incised cross of similar form.

Date: eighth to tenth century.

References: Lacaille 1932, 130-1, fig 1.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2019.

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