Tag Archives: crosses

2019.38.1

Photocopied extract ‘Island of Tiree’ from the report of the excursion of the Cambrian Archaeological Association to the Western Islands of Scotland, Orkney and Caithness in June 1899. Includes geographical and historical descriptions of the island and detailed observations of archaeological sites at Soroby, Kilbride, Ardchain, Kirkapoll, Kilchennich and Kilmoluag, plus mention of Gunna Islet.

2016.2.25

Cairt Phostail / Postcard showing a photograph of three women with a spinning wheel next to Iona Cross, produced for the Highland Clachan Scottish Exhibition in Glasgow in 1911. Addressed to Miss Campbell, Fairview, Mannal, from UMG(?). Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.

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2013.162.1

Photograph of MacLean`s Cross at Soroby, 1867

Colour photograph of an illustration of MacLean`s Cross in Soroby Cemetery from a book `Sculptured Stones of Scotland (Vol. 2)` by John Stuart, published by the Spalding Club, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1867. Note that the detail is clearer than today.

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2013.148.4

Photograph of a stone marked with a cross at Croish

Colour photograph of a large stone marked with a cross that lies at the side of the road near the Milton road junction at Caoles. The stone was moved there from its original position by the old cemetery in the stackyard of Croish House, 300m to the southwest.

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2013.148.5

Photograph of a stone marked with a cross at Caoles

Colour photograph of a large stone marked with a cross lying by a fence post at the side of the road near the Milton road junction at Caoles. The stone was moved there from its original position by the old cemetery in the stackyard of Croish House, 300m to the southwest.

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2009.55.7

Photograph of reverse side of ancient round-headed stone grave marker.

Colour photograph of reverse side of an ancient round-headed stone grave marker that might be etched with a cross, and with a hole through the top. In the main cemetery at Kirkapol. Photo taken in June 2009 for An Iodhlann by Mick Aston of BBC TV`s “Time Team”. See also N113, N115 & 2009.55.1

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2009.55.8

Photograph showing location of round-headed stone grave marker in Kirkapol cemetery

Colour photograph showing the location of an ancient round-headed stone grave marker that might be etched with a cross, and with a hole through the top. In the main cemetery at Kirkapol. Photo taken in June 2009 for An Iodhlann by Mick Aston of BBC TV`s “Time Team”. See also N113, N114 & 2009.55.1

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