Event

Date 4 October 2000
Event ID 612554
Category RECORDING
Type FIELD VISIT

Notes Granite Celtic cross on three low steps. The cross is decorated with bronze relief panels (designed by Rowand Anderson), representing various stages of Christ's Passion, the Resurrection and the Ascension (eight in total), plus six acts of charity (three on each side of the shaft of the cross). There are also decorative panels on all sides of the cross, the designs taken from Jedburgh Abbey.
Inscriptions : On the foot of the cross (north face):
IN MEMORY OF / + DEAN RAMSAY+ / BORN 31ST JAN: 1793 DIED 27TH DEC: 1872 / ERECTED BY HIS FELLOW COUNTRYMEN
Signatures : None Visible
Design period : 1878 - 1879
Year of unveiling : 1879
Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0184)


Person Sir Robert Rowand Anderson
Role Architect

Person Peter Sinclair
Role Builder

Person F.A. Skidmore
Role Blacksmith
Organisation Farmer & Brindley
Role Builder
Organisation Elkington & Co.
Role Foundry

Person Tracy Smith
Organisation PMSA Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Role Investigator

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