Cistercian Abbey, Mellifont, County Louth, exterior - lavabo, arch and capital

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Title

Cistercian Abbey, Mellifont, County Louth, exterior - lavabo, arch and capital

Location

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

Description

Photograph by Roger Stalley. View of lavabo arch and capital. The damaged capital shows remains of affronted winged birds or hybrids. The abacus is plan. The string - course above the capital is broken. The soffit is moulded with a triplet of roll - and - fillets, each separated by a fillet. The soffit rolls are separated from the outer orders by a three - quarter hollow flanked by fillets. The outer two orders are largely comprised of keels, hollows and roll - and - fillets.

Subject

Architecture, Medieval - Ireland, Ecclesiastical architecture, Architecture - Ireland - Louth, Architecture, Romanesque, Cistercian architecture, Monasteries - Ireland, Lavabos (Architecture), Mouldings, lavabo, stringcourse, capital, jamb, soffit, roll - and - fillet moulding, portal, keel moulding, hollow moulding, abacus, affronted animals

Type

Image

Artist / Creator / Agent, etc.

Stalley, Roger

Contributor's Role

Photographer

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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