Cross Slab

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Heritage

Described as a Cross Slab dating c.900A.D., this is the broken remains of a cross-inscribed slab, carved from sandstone. Part of the central bosse, the left hand arm and part of the stem are all that are visible today.

As your face the slab in its present location (eastern end of the old graveyard at Drum), the top and left hand side are intact, with breaks having occurred at the base and right hand side. The breaks appear very clear.

At the base, it has broken in a chamfer type feature. An examination of the graveyard to date has failed to uncover the remainder of this impressive slab.