Cistercian Abbey, Mellifont, County Louth, interior - lavabo, capital

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Cistercian Abbey, Mellifont, County Louth, interior - lavabo, capital


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


Photograph by Roger Stalley. Capital (damaged) of the lavabo. Similar to rscm0837 which shows acanthus foliate carving in the bell surmounted by a roll - and - fillet abacus all resting upon a jamb with a round engaged shaft.


Architecture, Medieval - Ireland, Architecture, Gothic - Ireland, Ecclesiastical architecture, Architecture - Ireland - Louth, Cistercian architecture, Capitals (Architecture), Gothic, Cloisters (Architecture), Monasteries - Ireland, Mouldings, Foliation (Architecture and decoration), bell capitals, acanthus leaf, foliate carving, lavabo, roll - and - fillet mouldings, abacus, round jamb, round shafts, beak mouldings, roll mouldings



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Stalley, Roger

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


Trinity College Dublin


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