Part of a cross shaft. On the front is a panel of interlace with a central row of rings. This type of interlace pattern, consisting of simple plaited strands bound together by free rings was particularly popular at Whithorn. They give the impression of rather complicated interlace but are simpler to accomplish. On the back is a poorly designed panel of interlace. The stone is damaged at the top on one side. ‘Whithorn School’ monuments like this one were probably carved during a fairly short period between 900AD and 1100AD. On display in the Whithorn Priory Museum, Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway.


Date Made
900 AD-1100 AD
850 x 340 x 160mm
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Whithorn Priory Museum
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