[From 3rd Report 1911]
ARTICLES FOUND OR HEARD OF IN CONNECTION WITH THE KEEILLS EXAMINED IN 1910-11.
(Those marked with an asterisk are now placed in the Insular Museum).
"Fragment of Cinerary Urn found in 1884 by the Rev. E. B. Savage, and by him presented to the Museum.
CABBAL PHERICK, SPOOYT VANE.
Cross-slab, 25 in. by 5 in. by I in., having a small linear cross incised on one face. Fig. 6. Fragment of upper-stone of quern.
White quartz pebbles.
Wood-ashes &c., from fire-hole in cell adjoining cemetery. BALLACARNANE.
Stone pillar at entrance, Oft. by 19 to II in., by II in. thick. Quern, fragment of upper-stone.
White shore-pebbles,-about 300 to 500Flint boulder, about 4 in. cube.
Fragment of cross-slab, 16 in. by 91 by I 'Tin., with mythological figures and runic inscription. Fig. 32.
Fig. 32. Fragment of Cross-slab, found in garden adjoining Michael Churchyard. Photograph by Mr. G. B. COWEN,
Cross-slab, the large Sigurd stone (Manx Crosses 93), now at the Parish Church.
Stone cup, possibly to judge from the description given, a holy water stoup, now lost.
S. PATRICK'S CHAPEL, NAPPIN.
Two cross-slabs (Manx crosses 14 and 78)
Carved stones. Lintel and sill-stone (broken in half and badly worn) of East two-light window.
Sill-stone of one-light window. Fragment of shaft of East window. Four jamb-stones of door and windows.-Figs. I5-18.
*Capital of pier or pilaster, showing toothed ornament.-Fig. 19.
"Stone cup," possibly a Holy water stoup, but perhaps more likely the bowl of the piscina. Now lost.
*Very small fragment of irridescent glass. Farthing of James I.
Fragments of three querns.
*White shore-pebbles, some in situ in graves.
Cinerary Urn, found by the late Mr. C. Roeder. Now lost.
*Broken cross-slab, with finely incised linear cross, r41in. by 6jin., and 2 in. thick. Fig. r r.
Several white shore-pebbles.
Broken granite quern stone.
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*Worked Flints. (I) Scraper formed from an angular boulder, both sides and the corners chipped ; 4áin. by 2 to 4 in. wide, and about ilin.'-thick. (z) Scraper, I4in. by I8 by Ifin., triangular in section, with flat rectangular face, carefully worked to a round at the thin end. (3) Flat triangular flake. about 2 in. each way, bv '-in thick, having one sharp cutting edge. (4) This has the appearance of a javelin-head, formed with a tang, which has been broken in manufacture, and converted into a cutting implement, with a notch on the broken edge, formed and used for scraping ; 2 'in. by I in. by 4 in.; the original width at the widest point would have been about r2 in.
Quern stones. Upper-stone, broken, granite, 18 in., the original' diameter, by 3 in. thick. Upperstone, granite, 7 in. by 6 by 2 in. (original, diameter about 16 in.); the centre-hole 3 in. diameter, and handle-hole ilin. Lower-stone, granite, broken, 18 in. by 9 by 7 in. thick.
*Cross-slab. A flat boulder of trap rock, 18 in. long, broken at one end, by 6~ in. wide and z in. to 3 in. thick. On one face a Latin cross in outline, surrounded- by, an elliptic ring, the lines of which radiate outwards at the ends.-Fig. 25.
*Stone pillar, 5 ft. 9 in. by 17 in., tapering upwards to ro in. wide and 7 to 8 in. thick, with Bilingual inscription in Latin and Celtic. The first in Roman' capitals across the face, the other in Ogams up the left edge.-Figs. 26, 27.
*Fragment of Bronze Caldron Of 17th Century, 7 in. by 'A in.
*Bronze Shoe-buckle, 21/4 in. by 24 in.
*Many white quartz pebbles.
Foist (?) broken, and said to be now built into the tower of Andreas Church.
*Beads, one of which, presented by Rev. F. Lamothe, is now in the Museum.
Broken Cross-slab, 23 in. by 20 in. by Ij in. thick. The face shows Celtic cross and circle within a rectangular panel. Names inscribed in mixed capitals and minuscules of the 7th and 8th Centuries. Figures of crosslets, animals, and birds.-Figs. 30, 3I.
*Hollow stone of granite about 9 in. diam., by 6 in. high; possibly a lamp adapted to a floating wick.
Two-light window cut out of a boulder of red sandstone; 16 in. high by 18 in. across the base and from 4 to 5 in. thick.-Fig. 29.
Granite boulder which appears to have been artificially rounded, 14 in. by 12 in. by 9j in. thick; having a groove cut round the top.
Quern. Upper stone of granite, broken, 7 in. by 6j by 2 in., (original diam. about 15 in.)- Centre feeding-hole 3 in. diam., handle-hole Ij in.
*Many white quartz pebbles; (about 50 were counted in one grave).
*Cinerary Urn, with charcoal and calcined bones. Original height from Io to I I in.; diam. at mouth 7 in., at the widest part 81in., at broken edge 71in. Plain but for slight mculdings round the rim. Found, inverted, immediately below the floor of the Keeill.
MANX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
BALANCE SHEET, 1910-1911.
Balance from last year's Statement •4 13 7 SUBSCRIPTIONS
Professor Herdman ... ,,C I I O
D. Maitland, S.H.K. ... Io 6
J. McMillan ... IO 6
C. T. Cowle ... Io 6
Deemster Callow ... Io 6
Miss Rudd ... Io 6
J. Kneale, C.P. ... Io 6
F. Swinnerton ... Io 6
R. Garrett, C.P. ... Io 0
G. Patterson ... Io 0
Miss Cregeen ... 5 0
5 19 6
I.O.M. Natural History and
'Antiquarian Society 5 0 0
Bank Interest O I II MI5 15
Filling in and fiinishing at Ballahimmin, German ... •I I O Work done in connection with
Keeills at Spooyt-vane, Ballacarnane, Ballachurry
Nappin, and Ballavarkish 5 17 0 Secretarial expenses, Postage,
Freight, &c. ... ... I 15 0 Balance ... ... ... 7 2 0
£I5 15 0
Johnson's a/c for Printing Report ... £20 15 0.
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL: H.E., the LIEUT.-GOVERNOR, Chairman; P. M. C. KERMODE, Hon. Sec.; J. C. CRELLIN, J. MCMILLAN, T. E. ACHESON, Treasurer; REV. CANON QUINE, DEEMSTER C. T. C. CALLOW.
Ex officio, The Manx Museum and Ancient Monuments Trustees, viz :-Rev. CANON SAVAGE, Chairman; the Right Rev. DR. DRURY, LORD BISHOP; the ATTORNEY GENERAL; Mr. SPEAKER MAITLAND; REV. CANON KEWLEY, J. C. CRELLIN, and P. M. C. KERMODE.
Subscribers of not less than 10/6 a year who have expressed willingness to act :
D. MAITLAND, P. G. RALFE, R. E. CRAINE, G. PATTERSON,. F. SWINNERTON, G. H. QUAYLE, T. H. MOORE, C. T. COWLE, J. MCMILLAN, MISS MORRISON, R. GARRETT, MISS RUDD, J. CAINE, W. A. HERDMAN, F. W. BRISCOE, and J. C. CRELLIN.
Representatives of Parish Sub-Committees :- Marown, Rev. A. E. CLARKE ; Patrick, R. B. QUIRK; C.P.; German, C. H. CowLEY : Michael, J. MYLCHREEST ; Ballaugh, ; Jurby, T. S. KEIG, C.P. ; Andreas, the Ven. the ARCHDEACON ; Bride, R. GARRETT, C.P. ; Lezayre, Dr. F. S. TELLET, C.P. ; Maughold, Rev. S. N. HARRISON; Lonan, Rev. CANON QUINE ; Conchan, THE CLERK OF THE ROLLS; Braddan, ; Santon, R. LACE ; Malew, T. H. MOORE, C.P. ; Arbory, Rev. CANON KEWLEY ; Rushen, H. P. KELLY.
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