NT0077 : Carved pediment

near to Linlithgow, West Lothian, Great Britain

Carved pediment
Carved pediment
This piece of carved stonework, also shown in NT0077 : Dated stone (1676) in wall of Cross House, has been incorporated into a modern building that stands beside a NT0077 : Road to the Vennel Car Park; see the latter photograph for context.

The stone is dated 1675 (the worn '5' looks a little like a '6'), and, as explained in the Linlithgow Heritage Trail leaflet, it came from a building called the Golden Cross, which used to stand in this area, but which was demolished in the 1960s: see LinkExternal link (at Canmore).

The object at the lower left is one that appears on various sites on the Heritage Trail; it bears the town motto: "St Michael is kinde to strangers", on which, see NS9977 : Linlithgow.
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Monday, 26 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 6 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Period (from Tags)
17th Century 
Place (from Tags)
Linlithgow 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0019 7718 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.6316N 3:36.0607W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0020 7718
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