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1. St Andrews

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-06-28
Date 28 June 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Fifeshire
Townland St Andrews
OSMapRef NO 515165 (351500, 716500)
Area Scotland
GeneralContext View of the back of cross slab, no.19, at St Andrews.
Location in the grounds of St Andrews Cathedral (now in the museum at United College).
GeneralContext Stone Type: Sandstone
Dimensions broken at the top but thought to have been at most 8' high, and the breadth narrows upwards from 20.5'' to 18.5''.
GeneralDescription The Cross shaft is irregularly fractured at the top and has carvings on all four sides.
GeneralDescription The panel at the bottom of the shaft has a key pattern.
GeneralDescription The middle panel has two quadrupeds united in a single face with two birds above them.
GeneralDescription In the top panel there is a small human figure standing between two taller ones. The figure on the right is holding a sword, and the figure on the left has a small round buckler.

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