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TITLE
Slabs at Keills
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2408_P041
PLACENAME
Keills
DISTRICT
Mid Argyll
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: North Knapdale
DATE OF IMAGE
1875
CREATOR
T P White
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31518
KEYWORDS
slabs
stones
graves
tombs
grave markers
grave stones
carvings
designs
Slabs at Keills

Keills Chapel stands on a south-facing slope overlooking Loch Sween. The roof has recently been replaced to protect the collection of carved grave slabs.

These slabs have been damaged in the middle. It is still possible, however, to see that they were carved with bold knotwork designs. Both slabs also show a carved sword. The left hand stone contains an indistinct inscription while the right hand stone includes a carving of a wolf or similar creature.

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

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Slabs at Keills

ARGYLL: North Knapdale

slabs; stones; graves; tombs; grave markers; grave stones; carvings; designs

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Keills Chapel stands on a south-facing slope overlooking Loch Sween. The roof has recently been replaced to protect the collection of carved grave slabs. <br /> <br /> These slabs have been damaged in the middle. It is still possible, however, to see that they were carved with bold knotwork designs. Both slabs also show a carved sword. The left hand stone contains an indistinct inscription while the right hand stone includes a carving of a wolf or similar creature.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Archaeological Sketches in Scotland: Knapdale and Gigha', by Captain T P White (1875)