Cross shaft, Kirkconell

Carved fragment of pink sandstone cross shaft. This cross fragment was found at St Connel's Church, Kirkconnel, Upper Nithsdale. It is one of seven pieces of tenth - eleventh century interlace, shaft and cross-arm from Old Kirkconnel which were deposited with the Dumfriess and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society. by A E Trucknell in 1963. Other cross shafts and heads have since been found at the site by Kirkconnel Parish History Society  during restoration works in 2005-6, and are now displayed at the site of the old church.
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height 280mm, width 310mm, depth 110mm
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stone, sedimentary rock, sandstone
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