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TITLE
Alto Relievos at Kilmory of Knap
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2408_P030
PLACENAME
Kilmory of Knap
DISTRICT
Mid Argyll
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: South Knapdale
DATE OF IMAGE
1875
CREATOR
T P White
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31506
KEYWORDS
stones
graves
tombs
grave markers
effegies
carvings
designs
warriors
Alto Relievos at Kilmory of Knap

This illustration shows example of 'alto relievos' effegies or high relief carvings found at Kilmory of Knap. Kilmory is on the west coast of Knapdale just north of the Point of Knap. On the shore between Loch Caolisport and Loch Sween is the medieval Kilmory Knap Chapel. This ruined chapel houses many examples of grave carvings dating from the 14th to the 16th centuries. The carvings are reminiscent of the Irish carving tradition. The MacMillan Cross is also found at the chapel.

This illustration was taken from 'Archaeological Sketches in Scotland: Knapdale and Gigha', by Captain T P White (1875)

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Alto Relievos at Kilmory of Knap

ARGYLL: South Knapdale

stones; graves; tombs; grave markers; effegies; carvings; designs; warriors

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This illustration shows example of 'alto relievos' effegies or high relief carvings found at Kilmory of Knap. Kilmory is on the west coast of Knapdale just north of the Point of Knap. On the shore between Loch Caolisport and Loch Sween is the medieval Kilmory Knap Chapel. This ruined chapel houses many examples of grave carvings dating from the 14th to the 16th centuries. The carvings are reminiscent of the Irish carving tradition. The MacMillan Cross is also found at the chapel. <br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Archaeological Sketches in Scotland: Knapdale and Gigha', by Captain T P White (1875)