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TITLE
Fragment of a Cross at Eilean Mor
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2408_P035
PLACENAME
Eilean Mor
DISTRICT
Mid Argyll
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: South Knapdale
DATE OF IMAGE
1875
CREATOR
T P White
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31512
KEYWORDS
crosses
fragments
stones
carvings
designs
graves
tombs
grave markers
Fragment of a Cross at Eilean Mor

Eilean Mòr is the largest of a group of islands in the Sound of Jura. It is also sometimes known as Cormac's Island after St Cormac, an Irish monk who died in 664 AD and who is buried on the island.

This illustration shows fragments of a broken cross which dates back to the 9th or 10th century although local tradition has it that the cross marked the burial place of Cormac himself.

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

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Fragment of a Cross at Eilean Mor

ARGYLL: South Knapdale

crosses; fragments; stones; carvings; designs; graves; tombs; grave markers

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Eilean Mòr is the largest of a group of islands in the Sound of Jura. It is also sometimes known as Cormac's Island after St Cormac, an Irish monk who died in 664 AD and who is buried on the island. <br /> <br /> This illustration shows fragments of a broken cross which dates back to the 9th or 10th century although local tradition has it that the cross marked the burial place of Cormac himself.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Archaeological Sketches in Scotland: Knapdale and Gigha', by Captain T P White (1875)