Cistercian Abbey, Jerpoint, Co Kilkenny, exterior - east end presbytery, transepts & crossing tower - viewed from the south - east

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Title

Cistercian Abbey, Jerpoint, Co Kilkenny, exterior - east end presbytery, transepts & crossing tower - viewed from the south - east

Location

Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Leinster, Europe.

Description

Photograph by Roger Stalley. East end viewed from the south - east showing presbytery and north and south transepts. East elevation of presbytery shows pointed, traceried, three - light window which is cusped throughout. The three lights have round heads, the central lower than the outer to accomonate the roundel (damaged but once filled with swirling mouchettes) which fills the head. The hood is moulded with a hollow carved with ball - flower ornament. Original Romanesque round - headed windows and related string course also visible as blocked up features. South elevation of presbytery shows twin ogee lights similar to those in crossing tower overhead. East elevation of north transept shows twin cusped ogee lights (damaged) surmounted by cusped vessica is visible. South transept shows two pointed windows with chamfered mouldings and blocked up window above.

Subject

Architecture, Medieval - Ireland, Architecture, Gothic - Ireland, Ecclesiastical architecture, Architecture - Ireland - Kilkenny (County), Cistercian architecture., Church architecture - Ireland - Kilkenny, Monasteries - Ireland, Windows, Tracery (Architecture), presbytery, transept, pointed window, roundel, mouchette, ball - flower, cusp, round - headed window, stringcourse, crossing tower, ogee light, chamfered moulding

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Image

Artist / Creator / Agent, etc.

Stalley, Roger

Contributor's Role

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TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive) URI

Sponsor

Irish Research Council for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (IRCHSS), The Heritage Council of Ireland

Publisher

Trinity College Dublin

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