Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

In recognition of the essential restrictions and measures imposed by the Scottish and UK Governments, we have closed all sites, depots and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, with immediate effect. Read our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19).


Back to search

A marker, usually in the shape of a cross, indicating the extent of an area of sanctuary.

Sanctuary Cross (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
BOUNDARY CROSS A cross, sculpted or incised, delimiting the extent of a parish or an area of sanctuary.
SANCTUARY A sacred or consecrated place, or a place of refuge. Linked Data resource