NO2227 : Old Perth mercat cross

taken 4 years ago, near to Rait, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Old Perth mercat cross
Old Perth mercat cross
According to RCAHMS, the cross was removed to the grounds of Fingask Castle in or after 1763, where it stood before being moved again to Dale House, Caithness around 1960. It was returned to Fingask in about 1982.

The now illegible inscription on a tablet near the base reads: "Pillar of the Old Market Cross of Perth pulled down by Cromwell's army in 1651 and rebuilt in 1699 and finally taken down in 1763."
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NO2227, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 2275 2751 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:26.0060N 3:15.2566W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 2275 2751
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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