Cistercian Abbey, Mellifont, County Louth, interior - lavabo, capital and vault rib

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Cistercian Abbey, Mellifont, County Louth, interior - lavabo, capital and vault rib


Collon, County Louth, Leinster, Republic of Ireland, Europe


Photograph by Roger Stalley. Interior of the lavabo showing twin round shafts separated by an arris fillet and a stringcourse at abacus height; the acanthus carved bell capital is the springing point for a vault rib.


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Stalley, Roger

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


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