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Kirk Michael Cross Slab

Period: Early Medieval

NGR Easting: 231770

NGR Northing: 498080

Description: This broken slab was recovered from the wall of the churchyard. The surviving part comprises the lower part of the cross shaft and the undecorated portion of the slab shaped for insertion into a socket stone. On one face the shaft is decorated with ring-chain pattern with twisted interlace to either side. The other face has twist-and-ring on the shaft, with key pattern to the right and the very fragmentary remains of inscription to the left, translated as '...this (cros)s in mem(ory of)..'

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Site & Monument Type: cross

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: Manx Cross 102

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