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1. Kirkcolm

RecordAuthor Orla Murphy
ISODate 2002-06-10
Date 12 June 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Wigtownshire
Townland Kirkcolm, now at Corsewall House
OSMapRef NX 631689 ( 203160, 569955)
Area Scotland
GeneralContext General View of Cross Slab (front)
Location Corsewall House
GeneralContext Stone type: Greywacke
Dimensions 5' 4" high by 1' 9" wide across the arms and 3" wide at the sides.
GeneralDescription In the middle of the slab, not extending to the edges is a cross, on the cross there is a crude representation of the crucifixion. jesus is depicted with his limbs outstretched, straight. Below Jesus, on the left is a figure with two birds, on the right is a pincer and another object.

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