EOGWL/1

Corpus Refs:Okasha/1993:12
Thomas/1994:1209
Site:EOGWL
Discovery:in/on structure, 1964 Taylor, S. and Seymour, D.J.
History:Okasha/1993, 100: `first observed, in their present positions, in 1964 by S. Taylor and D.J. Seymour. Radford suggested that the stones were placed in these positions during the rebuilding of the buttresses and quoins in 1884-5'.

Both Macalister/1945, 347 and Nash-Williams/1950, 111, rec

Geology:Radford/1969, 79: `very coarse granite with hard crystals'.
Dimensions:2.2 x 0.35 x 0.27 (Okasha/1993)
Setting:in struct
Location:earliest
Okasha/1993, 100: `built into the exterior of East Ogwell church'.
Form:plain
Okasha/1993, 100, argues that the two pieces `probably formed part of an erect pillar-stone'.
Condition:incomplete , some
Okasha/1993, 100: `The two pieces of stone are both probably incomplete'. Okasha goes on to suggest that the stones were trimmed for inclusion in the exterior wall of the church.
Folklore:none
Crosses:none
Decorations:no other decoration

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Inscriptions


EOGWL/1/1

Readings

Radford, C.A.R. (1969):CAOCIFIL{I} | POPLIC{I}
Expansion:
CAOCI FILI POPLICI
Translation:
(The stone) of Caocus(PN), the son of Peblig(PN).
Radford/1969 80 reading only
Okasha, E. (1987):CA[--]OCIFIL{I} | [..--]PLIC{I}
Expansion:
CA[--]OCI FILI [--]PLICI
Translation:
Ca[--] (PN) son of [--]plicus (PN).
Okasha/1993 102 reading only
Thomas, C. (1994):CAOCIFIL{I} | POPLIC{I}
Expansion:
CAOCI FILI POPLICI
Thomas/1994 281 reading only

Notes

Orientation:vertical indeterminate
Position:n/a ; broad ; n/a ; undecorated
Okasha/1993, `originally they probably read downwards facing left'.
Incision:inc
Date:500 - 799 (Okasha/1993)

533 - 566 (Thomas/1994)

500 - 533 (Radford/1969)
Language:Latin (rcaps)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:Okasha/1993, 100, `predominantly capital script with the letters measuring 6 to 9 cm in height'.
Legibility:some
Okasha/1993, 100, states the the text is, on the whole, legible but that it may be slightly incomplete due to trimming of the stone when reused.
Lines:2
Carving errors:0
Doubtful:no

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