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1. Kildalton

RecordAuthor Orla Murphy
ISODate 2002-06-11
Date 11 June 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Argyll and Bute
Townland Kildalton
OSMapRef NR 460509 (146055, 650925)
Area Scotland
GeneralContext General View of High Cross (back)
Location Old Church at Kildalton, east coast of the island of Islay
GeneralContext Stone type:
Dimensions 8'8" high by 4'4" wide across the arms and 8" wide at the sides.
GeneralDescription Back of Cross is predominantly decorated with spiral patterns, interlace, and 5 bosses. On the top arm, 4 beasts are depicted and on the narrow part of the right arm is a beast in high relief.

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