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Innerleithen Parish Church, Carved Stone
The base of a stone cross shaft stands against the east wall of Innerleithen Parish Church.
Early Settlers |
Selkirk and Innerleithen |
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NT 3320 3695|
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This cross shaft was uncovered in the foundations during the demolition of the previous parish church. Although abstract decoration is more reminiscent of prehistoric art, the stone is believed to date to the 9th century AD and to have formed the lower part of a preaching cross.
Church of Scotland|
Dent, J & McDonald R, 2001. Heritage Sites in the Borders