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Runic Cross in bank at side of the road from Ramsey to Maughold, Isle of Man

Date made: 15 August 1849

Artist: Staples, S.

Description: "The workmanship is of the rudest and most primitive description…Antiquaries have hazarded various conjectures as to the original use of this cross…To me the stone gives the impression of its having been a wayside cross or ‘girthstane’ as they have been called in Scotland." (Robert Paterson, Manx Antiquities, 1863, M 02321)


Measurements: artwork: 14.5 cm x 9 cm

Materials: pencil on paper

Object name: sketch

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1960-0374


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