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Blantyre Priory

Rock Carving(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Blantyre Priory

Classification Rock Carving(S) (20th Century)

Canmore ID 257549

Site Number NS65NE 123

NGR NS 6861 5939

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Blantyre (Hamilton)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Hamilton
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS65NE 123 c.686 573

A group of carvings, including the Passion, Crucifixion and Deposition (or Entombment?), have been cut into the rock face below the site of the Priory. These were executed by a local man, c.1956. Other carvings include one of the head of David Livingstone.

Information from Mr R J Smith, 1996 (NMRS MS 1771).

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