Okasha/Forsyth/2001:Toureen Peacaun 5
|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1860 du Noyer, W.V.|
|History:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 236: `In 1860 a full-size drawing of this stone by du Noyer was presented by him to the Royal Irish Academy where it is still preserved .. The stone was then described as in the graveyard. In 1878 this stone was on of several fragments `heaped up in the north-west corner of the church' which had been `formed into a kind of station' .. In the early 1930s it was photographed lying loose as part of a `crude pilgrim's "station"' which had been buiilt to the west of the church some time before .. During September to December 1944 the east wall of the church was rebuilt, incorporating many of the inscribed stones, including this one. The stone has remained there since'.|
|Geology:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 322: `sandstone'.|
|Dimensions:||0.23 x 0.28 x 0.045 (Okasha/Forsyth/2001)|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 236: `The stone is built into the interior east wall of the ruined church'.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 237: `The stone is part of a rectangular slab'.
|Condition:||incomplete , some|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 237: `lacks its bottom left corner and the whole of the right side'.
|Crosses:||1: equal-armed; outline; expanded; plain; plain; none; none; none; plain|
Macalister/1949, 100: `Cross with expanded ends'.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 237: `An outline equal-armed cross is incised on the visible face'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||FINDLU|
Macalister/1949 100, Plate XLIV reading only
|Okasha and Forsyth (1996):||FINDLU[--]|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001 237 reading only
|Position:||inc ; broad ; below cross ; undivided|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 237: `below it [an equal-armed cross] the text, set in one horizontal line'.
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 237: `The text is in half-uncial script'.|
CISP: The letters F, I and D are very similar to those from TOURP/2. The L is also curved but in this instance not at the top where there is a wedge-shaped finial. The U also has such a finial as well as a curved bottom. The D is narrow and has an ascender which curved to the left over an open bow. The I is curved and the F is majuscule with a curved top stroke. The N has a flat top and a short extra stroke to the left from the top of its left ascender.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 237: `The text is ... rather deteriorated'.