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Carpow

Cross Slab (early Medieval)

Site Name Carpow

Classification Cross Slab (early Medieval)

Canmore ID 259816

Site Number NO21NW 288

NGR NO 205 178

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Abernethy (perth And Kinross)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

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Desk Based Assessment

NO21NW 288 205 178

A cross fragment, measuring 2' 3" by 1' 7 1/2" thick, acted as the lintel of a well in the garden of Carpow House (NO 2057 1783) prior to moving to its present location (see NO21NW 1 22532 18192), and the missing part is believed to have been built into one of the steadings on Carpow Estate.

Information from OS.

J R Allen and J Anderson 1903; A Laing 1878; F T Wainwright 1955.

Field Visit (18 May 1970)

The cross-slab fragment was recorded by the OS in 1970, lying at the foot of the Mugdrum Cross.

Visited by OS (R D) 18 May 1970.

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