Image of the feature "Loose Sculpture: Grave slab; coffin, no lid" at Felkirk.
by Rita Wood.
Outside against the S wall of the nave are two items:
(i) the major part of a grave slab, having a ‘cross’ with scrolled feet, and what may be a cabled or notched stem and a rosette head. Ryder 1991, 24, no.1. ,with an illustration, identifies the large cross slab of brown gritstone ‘now lying outside the south wall of the south aisle’ as probably mid- to late 12thc.
Dimensions: length of slab: 1.73m; diameter of rosette 0.33m
(ii) a stone coffin in a shelly Jurassic limestone (Ryder 1991, 24). It has a drainage hole and has been broken into two pieces.
Dimension: length of coffin: 2.15m.