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1. Aberlemno no. 3

RecordAuthor Orla Murphy
ISODate 2002-05-27
Date 27 May 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Forfarshire
Townland Aberlemno
OSMapRef NO522556 (352280,755625)
Area Scotland
GeneralContext Cross Slab
Location South of B9134, off the A90, between Brechin and Forfar
GeneralContext Stone type: Old red sandstone
Dimensions 9' 3" high, 3' 4" across the front and 8" thick at the sides.
GeneralDescription General view of the front of the slab, showing a decorated ringed cross. The cross has a raised boss in the centre, rectangular raised bosses at the four arms and four raised bosses in the space between the inside of the cross ring and the sides of the cross. On each side of the shaft are angels with books in their hands. There is a beast at the left hand side of the bottom of the cross shaft and a quadruped(?) on the right hand side of the bottom of the cross shaft.

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