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Scope & Content: This broken slab was found in about 1870 at a mound just north of the churchyard. The carving takes the form of a 'Celtic' cross surrounded by a ring. The lower arm of the cross extends below the ring to form a shaft which terminates in a simple flat pedestal. Cross, ring, shaft and pedestal are all bordered by a bead moulding, and the cross is otherwise undecorated.

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Administration / Biographical History: Discovered 1870 by Mr Patterson lying broken on a mound outside the church; taken to Ramsey to photograph causing some arguments with the captain of the parish; later sent to governor Loch; then moved to Castle Rushen.

A broken carved wheel-headed cross-slab. Found circa 1870. 60 inch x 22 inch x 3 inch; In Lonan Church.

Class Characterisation: 4 - 1 - 4 - 4 - Total 13 *

Item name: Lonan Cross Slab

ID number: Manx Cross 76


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