Jerpoint Abbey :: Shared Description

Jerpoint Abbey is a ruined Cistercian abbey, founded in the second half of the 12th century, near Thomastown. It is located 2.5 km south west from Thomastown on the R448 road. There is a Visitor Centre with an exhibition. It has been declared a national monument and has been in the care of the Office of Public Works since 1880.
It was constructed in 1180, by Donchadh Ó Donnchadha Mac Giolla Phátraic, the King of Osraige. It was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin. Jerpoint is notable for its stone carvings, including one at the tomb of Felix O'Dulany, Bishop of the Diocese of Ossory. The abbey flourished until the Dissolution of the Monasteries by the English king Henry VIII.
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S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - standing stone cross by N Chadwick
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S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - cloisters by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - carved tomb by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - tower by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - stone carvings by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - cloisters by N Chadwick
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S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - tombs and cross by N Chadwick
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S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - tomb by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - cloisters by N Chadwick
S5740 : Jerpoint Abbey - stone carvings by N Chadwick


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Created: Wed, 25 Mar 2020, Updated: Wed, 25 Mar 2020

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