Mellifont Abbey, Ireland Photos

Old Mellifont Cistercian Abbey (built 1152) became a private manor house (1539) & served as William of Orange's headquarters (1690) during the Battle of the Boyne. It is run by OPW.

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Ruins of Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Ruin hexagonal tower at Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Ruins of archway at Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Overview of Cistercian ruins at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Ruins of Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Ruin hexagonal tower at Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Ruins of archway at Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Overview of Cistercian ruins (12th-15th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Romanesque octagonal Lavabo in cloister at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Interior facade of Lavabo where ablutions were carried our at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Romanesque arches at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Arches of cloister walk at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Romanesque octagonal Lavabo (12th C) in cloister at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Interior facade of Lavabo (12th C) where ablutions were carried our at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Romanesque arches at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Arches of cloister walk at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Remains of church at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Chapter house & Lavabo at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Column ruins at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Entrance gate & tower at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Remains of church (12th-13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Chapter house & Lavabo at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Column ruins at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Entrance gate & tower at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Model of Old Mellifont Abbey in museum. Ireland.Model of Old Mellifont Abbey complex in museum. Ireland.Segment of arch carving at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone ribbons bind arch carving at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.
Model of Old Mellifont Abbey in museum. Ireland.Model of Old Mellifont Abbey complex in museum. Ireland.Segment of arch carving (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone ribbons bind arch carving (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.
Stone carvings at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone column details at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Collection of Christian carvings found at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Structural details of arch carvings at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.
Stone carvings (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone column details (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Collection of Christian carvings (13th C) found at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.Structural details of arch carvings (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.
Stone carvings at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone figure carving at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone capital of bird at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Medieval floor tile designs with red circling those found at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Stone carvings (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone figure carving (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Stone capital of bird (13th C) at Old Mellifont Abbey museum. Ireland.Medieval floor tile designs with red circling those found at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.
Medieval floor tile designs with red circling those found at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.


Medieval floor tile designs with red circling those found at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland.



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