Angus HER - NO56SE0005 - BRECHIN CATHEDRAL/ALDBAR

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Primary ReferenceNO56SE0005
NameBRECHIN CATHEDRAL/ALDBAR
NRHE Card No.NO56SE22
NRHE Numlink 35067
HES SM No.
HES LB No.
Site Form Standing Structure
Site Condition Complete 2
Details Cross-slab of class III type It is an upright cross-slab of old red sandstone measuring 1.7m x 0.56m x 0.12m, is almost rectangular but expands towards the top. It is sculptured in relief on two faces. The front has an interlaced cross with a hollow base, with two much defaced creatures at the top and two standing figures in robes holding a book, probably ecclesiastics.The back has a pair of enthroned ecclesiastics or saints at the top, David rending the lion's jaw with his harp, staff and a horned sheep below them. Below that is a horseman with round shield and a beast with eight legs, possibly representing two animals abreast of each other.
Last Update10/07/2017
Updated Bycpalmer
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Date of Compilation 

Easting: 359662.725, Northing: 760067.599

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National Grid Reference: NO 5966 6006



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Monument Types

Monument Type 1Monument Type 2Monument Type 3OrderProbability
CROSS-SLABS  A100
STONES PICTISH IIIB100
CROSSES INTERLACEDC100
FIGURESHUMAN D100
HORSEMEN  E100
SHIELDSROUND F100
LIONS  G100
HARPS  H100
STAFFSSHEPHERD I100
FIGURES DAVIDJ100
SYMBOLS BOOKK100