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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Small grave cover.

Period:
Medieval
Description:

Small grey sandstone slab.

 

This stone was found by a farmer while ploughing the meadow at the mediaeval burial place overlooking Penpont churchyard. Inscribed on the stone are a cross, four initials and a pair of shears, denoting a womans grave.

Materials/Media:
stone, sedimentary rock, sandstone
Dimensions:
length 860mm, width 380mm, depth 100mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0201.74
Digital Number:
DMMO017n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council