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Orsay, Cross

Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Site Name Orsay, Cross

Classification Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Orsay Island, St Orain's Chapel; St Orans Chapel; St Columba's Chapel

Canmore ID 318501

Site Number NR15SE 1.01

NGR NR 16404 51679

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilchoman
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll


Field Visit (July 1974)

Visited July 1974


Reference (2001)

Late medieval chapel in early 19th-century enclosure. Three fragments, 0.53m by 0.27m, of a slab bearing an outline ringed cross with square armpits. The surviving (lower) quadrants enclose crosslets with pellets above the arms. (Museum of Islay Life).

I Fisher 2001.


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