Sites and Monument Record: Headless Cross, Airth (SMR 182)

A square stone pillar, which was locally believed to have been the market cross of the High Town, stands just E of the N drive from Airth Castle. The pillar, which has no pedestal, is 7ft 2 in high and 9.75 in square in section, while its head is slightly larger at 11 in square. This is the remnant of a sundial of probably 17th century date. The shaft has been repaired with iron clamps and cement.

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0015-17th Century
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NS 8991 8705
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