|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1845 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1878, 57: `Drawn at Durrow by Dr. Petrie about the year 1845'.|
|Dimensions:||0.84 x 0.64 x 0.0 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
Macalister/1949, 42: `The upper sinister corner of the stone was defective from the first as is shown by the way the marginal frame is here rounded off'.
|Condition:||complete , good|
|Crosses:||1: equal-armed; interlace; straight; expanded; square; angular; inner curv; none; decorated|
|Decorations:||geometric ribbon interlace|
Macalister/1949, 41--42: `an equal-armed cross in a circle contained within a rectangular frame in relief. A square expansion at the centre with a spiral interlacement in the centre: rectangular expansions at the ends of the arms with ordinary interlacements...On the circle are running spirals, alternatively round and square'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||+O~R~DOCHATHALAN|
+ OROIT DO CHATHALAN
Macalister/1945 41--42 concise discussion
|Position:||n/a ; both ; above cross ; separated|
Macalister/1949, 42: `The slightly longer stem indicates that the inscription is inverted with respect to the design, doubtless because a footpath ran past the side that its orientation requires to be uppermost'.
|Palaeography:||CISP: The lettering is Insular half-uncial. The first and third A's are in the 'OC' form. The D has a vertical ascender and an open bow. The R is half-uncial as is the T with a curved ascender and a flat top-stroke. The Hs are minuscule and the minuscule N has a flat top-stroke.|