An Fhaiche (Faha) Cross Slab I

SMR: KE034-014002-
Type: Cross Inscribed
Townland: Faha (An Fhaiche)Exercise garden



Calluragh burial ground (KE034-014001-) /An Cheallúnach: Two cross-slabs stand within this irregular, stone-walled enclosure which lies about 500m to NE of Faha village, on the S slopes of an E spur of Brandon mountain.
(1) (KE034-014002-) This stone is .27m wide, .14m thick and .65m high. It is aligned NNW-SSE and tilts slightly to SSE. Both faces bear a cross of arcs in light relief within a circle.
(2) (KE034-014005-) This stone is .38m wide, .1m thick and .35m high. Its flat W face is inscribed with a circle which contains faint traces of other markings, perhaps a Maltese cross.


The above description is derived from J. Cuppage, ‘Corca Dhuibhne. Dingle Peninsula archaeological survey. Ballyferriter. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne’ (1986), no. 835. In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research.

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