C4645 : Christian Crosses at Carndonagh

taken 9 months ago, near to Cardonagh and Inishnaneill, Donegal, Ireland

Christian Crosses at Carndonagh
Christian Crosses at Carndonagh
The high cross at Carndonagh is also known as the Donagh or St Patrick’s Cross. The date of the cross is unclear, but the interlace patterns indicate that it probably dates from the seventh century. It is one of the earliest Christian crosses outside mainland Europe and is considered to be one of the most important early-Christian remains in all of Britain and Ireland. The main cross is flanked on either side by two, smaller, pillar stones.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 463 450 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:14.9940N 7:16.3265W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! C 463 450
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Seventh Century  7th Century  Cross  Christian  Pillar Stone  Cardonagh Crosses 

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