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The Kildalton Cross was erected more than 1,200 years ago, and very unusually still stands in its original location. Excavations show there was an even earlier cross-slab on the site indicating that this place had an already established Christian presence.
Standing at 2.63m in height, the cross is carved in grey-green chlorite schist, a particularly hard local stone. It would have been very difficult to work, but we have that same durability to thank for its excellent state of preservation.
The Kildaton Cross would have been used as a tool to help priests preach the Christian gospel.
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