Jerpoint Abbey, Ireland Photos

Jerpoint Abbey, a ruined Cistercian abbey (founded 12thC) near Thomastown, offers artistic stone carvings & is run by OPW.

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Ruins of Jerpoint Abbey south of Thomastown. Ireland.Ruins of Jerpoint Abbey south of Thomastown. Ireland.Transept tower at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Gothic arch at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Ruins of Jerpoint Abbey (12thC) south of Thomastown. Ireland.Ruins of Jerpoint Abbey (12thC) south of Thomastown. Ireland.Transept tower at Jerpoint Abbey (founded c1160). Ireland.Gothic arch at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Suspended corner structure with triangular opening at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved Celtic high cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Jerpoint Abbey ruins. Ireland.Jerpoint Abbey tower stonework details. Ireland.
Suspended corner structure with triangular opening at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved Celtic high cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Jerpoint Abbey ruins. Ireland.Jerpoint Abbey tower stonework details. Ireland.
Cloister enclosure with unique series of double columns framing flat carvings at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Religious carvings in reconstructed cloister enclosure at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure capital carving at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of Christian figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister enclosure (14th-15th C) with unique series of double columns framing flat carvings at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Religious carvings in reconstructed cloister enclosure at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure capital carving at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of Christian figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister enclosure carving of caped figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of figure carrying staff between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of Medieval figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of mythical beast between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister enclosure carving of caped figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of figure carrying staff between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of Medieval figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister enclosure carving of mythical beast between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister enclosure carving of Christian figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister carvings at Jerpoint Abbey, south of Thomastown. Ireland.Cloister carvings on joined double columns at Jerpoint Abbey, south of Thomastown. Ireland.Transept tower seen through arches of cloister at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister enclosure carving of Christian figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Cloister carvings at Jerpoint Abbey, south of Thomastown. Ireland.Cloister carvings on joined double columns at Jerpoint Abbey, south of Thomastown. Ireland.Transept tower seen through arches of cloister at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Transept tower seen through arches of cloister at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Flowers growing on ruin walls at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Nave ruins at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Romanesque ruins at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Transept tower seen through arches of cloister at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Flowers growing on ruin walls at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Nave ruins at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Romanesque ruins at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Transept interior at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Arches of transept ceiling at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Tomb carving of bishop at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Cloister at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Transept interior at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Arches of transept ceiling at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Tomb carving of bishop at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Tomb marker carved with cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Tomb figure carvings at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved bishop's tomb at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Fresco fragments with animal at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Tomb marker carved with cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Tomb figure carvings at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved bishop's tomb at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Fresco fragments with animal at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Carved saints at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved saints between Celtic knots at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved stone border at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Reliefs of St Peter, St Andrew & St James Major at Jerpoint Abbey near Thomastown. Ireland.
Carved saints at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved saints between Celtic knots at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved stone border at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Reliefs of St Peter, St Andrew & St James Major at Jerpoint Abbey near Thomastown. Ireland.
Carved saints Peter, Andrew & James the Greater at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved stone saints at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved saints under Celtic designs at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Details of Celtic carvings at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Carved saints Peter, Andrew & James the Greater at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved stone saints at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved saints under Celtic designs at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Details of Celtic carvings at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Carved St Christopher at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved Gaelic inscription at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Celtic stone cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Detail of Celtic stone cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Carved St Christopher at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Carved Gaelic inscription at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Celtic stone cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Detail of Celtic stone cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Capital carving from 'dumb-bell' pier of cloister arcade at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Base of pier carving with fantastical animal from cloister arcade at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Noble lady carving from cloister arcade at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Human head carving at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Capital carving (1390-1500) from 'dumb-bell' pier of cloister arcade at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Base of pier carving (1390-1500) with fantastical animal from cloister arcade at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Noble lady carving (1390-1500) from cloister arcade at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Human head carving (1400-1500) at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Roof-boss carving at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Molded floor tiles at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Lichen covered Celtic cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Flowers at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
Roof-boss carving (1400-1500) at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Molded floor tiles at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Lichen covered Celtic cross at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.Flowers at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland.
View of Thomastown. Ireland.View of Thomastown. Ireland.Lismore Castle near Waterford. Ireland.Cattle near Lismore Castle. Ireland.
View of Thomastown. Ireland.View of Thomastown. Ireland.Lismore Castle near Waterford. Ireland.Cattle near Lismore Castle. Ireland.

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