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A cross, sculpted or incised, delimiting the extent of a parish or an area of sanctuary.


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BOUNDARY CAIRN A cairn used to indicate the limit of an area or a piece of land.
BOUNDARY MOUND A pile of turves used as boundary marker.
BOUNDARY STONE A stone that indicates the limit of an area or piece of land.
CROSS INCISED STONE A stone bearing a cross-shaped symbol incised on its face.
CROSS SLAB A slab of stone, either standing or recumbent, inscribed with a cross. Usually found in association with burials. If Pictish symbols are included, index as PICTISH SYMBOL STONE as well.
MARKET CROSS A cross found in a market place.
SANCTUARY MARKER A marker, usually in the shape of a cross, indicating the extent of an area of sanctuary. Linked Data resource