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Killeen Cross Slab
 

County

Mayo

Coordinates

N 53° 42' 48.6"   W 009° 52' 59.16"

Nearest town

Louisburgh

Grid Ref.

L 75697 75406

Map No.

37

Elevation a.s.l. (m)

14

Date of visit

Friday 15 June 2018

GPS Accuracy (m)

2
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The burial place of Reverend David Lyons is marked by a modern grave marker and an early Christian cross slab.


About 20 metres southeast Killeen standing stone is the burial place of Reverend David Lyons, parish priest of Louisburgh, marked with both a modern slab and an early Christian slab incised with a main cross surrounded by four smaller crosses on the west (280°) side. This kind of cross is known with the name of Cross of the Thieves.
The main cross is 37 centimetres high.
The other side of the slab is plain.


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