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Skye, Raasay, St Maol-luag's Chapel

Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Site Name Skye, Raasay, St Maol-luag's Chapel

Classification Cross Slab (Early Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) St Moluag's Chapel; Raasay 4

Canmore ID 319470

Site Number NG53NW 1.02

NGR NG 54832 36635

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Portree
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Activities

Field Visit (24 March 1926)

CROSS-SLAB IN BURIAL GROUND.

Lying loose at the foot of a grave in the burial ground is a small cross-slab of red sandstone measuring 15 1/2 by 6 1/4 by 1 1/4 inches. It bears on the rounded and somewhat mutilated upper portion the design, in low relief, of a cross-head with semicircular hollow angles and arms of equal length connected at their extremities by a ring or glory.

Visited by RCAHMS, 24 March 1926.

Reference (2001)

(Raasay 4) A small slab of red sandstone was found lying at the foot of a grave in 1926, but cannot now be identified. It measured 0.39m by 0.16m and 33mm thick, and bore in low relief, 'on the rounded and somewhat mutilated upper portion', an equal-armed cross with semicircular armpits and a ring linking the outer ends of the arms.

I Fisher 2001

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