|Discovery:||recognised, 1877 Millett, G.B.|
|History:||Okasha/1993, 70: `The stone was found in the summer of 1877 by G.B. Millett on the moor `under carn Kenidjack'. It has remained in place where it was found'.|
Thomas/1994, 291--293, argues that the stone is in its original position.
|Geology:||Macalister/1949, 185, `Granite'.|
|Dimensions:||1.11 x 0.38 x 0.4 (Okasha/1993)|
Okasha/1993, 70: `The stone stands near Carnyorth Farm, St. Just. It is close to the junction of several lands leading to the farm from the B 3318, Pendeen to Penzance road'.
Thomas/1994, 291: `unobtrusive four-sided stump'.
|Condition:||complete , some|
|Folklore:||Formally known as `Crowze East' (Crows Ust, ie St Just cross) (Weatherhill/1981)|
|Crosses:||1: inc; linear; straight; other; plain; none; n/a; other; n/a|
2: equal-armed; linear; straight; expanded; plain; none; n/a; none; n/a
Thomas/1994, 291--293: `A device something like a cross and something like a schematized human figure. On the adjoining south face is a large equal-armed expanded-terminals cross and on the face opposite the inscription there is another small medieval or modern linear cross'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||TAET | UERA|
Macalister/1949 185 reading only
|Weatherhill, C. (1981):||JAC[.]T | VENA|
HIC JACIT VENA
Here lies Vena (PN).
Weatherhill/1981 66 reading only
|Okasha, E. (1984):||T[..]T | UE[N^R]T | +|
T[..]tuert or T[..]tuent (PN).
Okasha/1993 70--72 reading only
|Thomas, C. (1994):||TAET | UERA|
Thomas/1994 287 reading only
|Position:||W ; broad ; above cross ; undivided|
Macalister/1949, 185: `it seems to have been pocked'.
|Date:||700 - 1099 (Okasha/1993)|
500 - 699 (Weatherhill/1981)
650 - 699 (Thomas/1994)
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||Thomas/1994, 293: `large, straggling half-uncial letters'.|
Okasha/1993, 70: `predominantly insular script'.
Okasha/1993, 70: `the text, which is probably complete, is highly deteriorated'.
Macalister/1949, 185: `good condition'.
Thomas/1994, 293, argues that the name is Primitive Cornish and that the final -a is for an unstressed obscure vowel, rather than as an indication of a feminine name. He also argues that the commemorand was a priest.