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Maughold Cross Slab

Period: Early Medieval

NGR Easting: 249340

NGR Northing: 491710

Description: This broken slab was found in the churchyard in 1948. One face bears the remains of a square-armed cross with sunken recesses between each arm. A square central panel contains a Latin inscription which translates, '(In the name of) Jesus Christ, Branhui led off water to this place'.

The other face bears a simple compass-arc cross within a double circle and two graffito inscriptions. The first is in Latin and the second comprises possible runes and a small knot motif.

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Site & Monument Type: cross

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: Manx Cross 169

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