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St Andrews Cathedral, Museum

Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Site Name St Andrews Cathedral, Museum

Classification Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) St Andrews 9

Canmore ID 319332

Site Number NO51NW 23.09

NGR NO 5142 1662

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Fife
  • Parish St Andrews And St Leonards
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

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Reference (1903)

St Andrews No.9 is an upright cross-slab (?) of sandstone, of nearly rectangular shape (but tapering upwards), 1 foot 11 inches high by 9 inches wide at the top and 1 foot 2 inches wide at the bottom by 3 inches thick, sculptured in relief on three face thus-

Front.- A single panel, containing (at the top) diaper key pattern and below two human figures of different sizes, the smaller apparently within an enclosure.

Right Side.- Diagonal key-pattern, a good deal defaced.

Left Side.- Square key-pattern.

J R Allen and J Anderson 1903

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