|17 April 2002
|This is an image of the sandstone cross known as St. Patrick's Cross at Cashel in Co. Tipperary. It was moved indoors in 1981
in between the Hall of the Vicar's Choral and the entrance to the old cathedral. The cross is 3.4 m high. It rests on a base
that is traditionaly regarded as the stone on which the kings of Cashel were crowned.
|Base A rectangular panel, with an adaptation of 'inhabited vine-scroll'.
|Cross A bishop or abbot . Head has been broken away. The figure wears a long robe and has a hand raised in blessing. He carries
|Base seems to be undecorated but may have been weathered?
|Cross Christ Crucified
|Base concentric raised bands decorate the base and at the centre of these is an animal with its head turned inwards.
|Cross, broken away