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Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Monifieth

Classification Cross (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Monifieth, St Regulus' Church

Canmore ID 33412

Site Number NO43SE 25.05

NGR NO 4953 3235

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Monifieth (Angus)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus


Monifieth 5 (St Regulus), Angus, cross-shaft fragment

Measurements: H 0.53m, W 0.11m to 0.23m, D 0.13m

Stone type: sandstone

Place of discovery: NO 495 323

Present location: National Museums Scotland

Evidence for discovery: found re-used at the foot of the kirkyard wall in 1928 and given to NMAS.

Present condition: very worn and damaged.


This fragment represents the top of the shaft of a very slender cross edged by roll moulding. It is carved in relief on one broad face with the lower part of a crucifixion scene, with Christ from the waist down dressed in a knee-length tunic and a human figure on either side. Beneath the cross is a panel of very badly worn interlace.

Date range: tenth century.

Primary references: PSAS 62 (1927-8), 226.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2018.


External Reference (1980)

NO43SE 25.5 4953 3235

No. 5 This fragment measures 0.5m x 0.21m x 0.09m. One face bears two small figures standing between an incomplete larger one, broken at the waist. The other face has a series of scored lines and pock-marks, suggesting former decoration; and one side has the remains of interlacing(?). In the RMS(NMAS) IB 210 {no information on provenance or date of discovery given}.

Information from R Jones 1980.


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