Cistercian Abbey, Jerpoint, Co Kilkenny, interior - nave, south aisle from the west

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Title

Cistercian Abbey, Jerpoint, Co Kilkenny, interior - nave, south aisle from the west

Location

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

Description

Photograph by Roger Stalley. View of south aisle from the west showing south elevation of nave with five - bay pointed arch arcade. Piers, varied in design (round, square and octagonal, the latter with engaged shafts) have scallop capitals and rest on square plinths. They are linked by a perpyn wall(damaged). Entrance to the north transept is via a pointed chamfered arch resting on decorated scallop capitals. Through the arch there is a view of the first (easternmost) chapel of the north transept; the east elevation has twin cusped ogee lights surmounted by a cusped vessica.

Subject

Architecture, Medieval - Ireland, Architecture, Gothic - Ireland, Ecclesiastical architecture, Architecture - Ireland - Kilkenny (County), Cistercian architecture, Monasteries - Ireland, Arcades (Architecture), Bases (Architecture), Medieval capitals (Architecture), Stone carving, Capitals (Architecture), Romanesque, nave, aisle, transept, pier, plinth, scallop capital, engaged shaft, ogee light, cusp, perpyn wall, vessica, transept chapel, pointed arch, chamfered moulding

Type

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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