|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1908 Armstrong, E.C.R.|
|History:||First published by Armstrong in 1908.|
|Dimensions:||0.58 x 0.42 x 0.0 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
Macalister/1949, 72: `in an out-house near the gate-lodge'.
Macalister/1949, 73--74: `Part of the lower margin of a slab which has borne a probably simple cross in a square panel, surrounded with a wavy band in relief'.
|Condition:||frgmntry , poor|
|Crosses:||1: inc; inc; ind; ind; ind; ind; none; none; ind|
Macalister/1949, 73--74: `a probably simple cross in a square panel, surrounded with a wavy band in relief: the surface of the stone, all but a bordering, has been cut back to secure the relief'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||BERRAN|
Macalister/1949 74 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; beside cross ; separated|
Macalister/1949, 74: `The inscription is in the margin'.
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||Macalister/1949, 74: `The final AN looks a little different from the rest of the letters as though they had been tampered with. This is well shown in a photograph published by Armstrong [Armstrong/1908, 393]. The third letter, like the fourth, is certainly R, not N, as might at first sight be supposed'.|
CISP: The lettering is Insular half-uncial. The A is in the 'OC' form. The R's are half-uncial, the B has a closed bow and a vertical ascender and the E is in the closed minuscule form.