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Inscribed Stone In The Chapel, Bardsey Island

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NPRN275724
Map ReferenceSH12SW
Grid ReferenceSH1200022100
Unitary (Local) AuthorityGwynedd
Old CountyCaernarfonshire
CommunityAberdaron
Type Of SiteINSCRIBED STONE
PeriodEarly Medieval
Description
This stone is the lower portion of a splayed shaft, possibly of a free-standing cross. It has been dated to the 10th/11th century and bears both an inscription and, at the front, 2 panels carved in relief. The higher panel includes the lower portion of a standing figure facing front, wearing a pleated skirt falling to the shins. The lower contains a cruciform single strand ring knot, surrounded by interlacing pattern, much defaced. The edge is inscribed 'ESILLI(?)MAR:QUENO'
The stone measures approximately 38.75cm side at the base, 25cm wide at the top, 12.5cm thick and 70cm in surviving height.
Source: Cadw scheduling description. F.Foster/RCAHMW 26.07.2007
Resources
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application/pdfCEMS - Corpus of Early Medieval Inscribed Stones Publication Collection