Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Island Life | Part III | Devenish Island | Additional Photographs

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To accompany the less-than-stellar photos taken on an iPhone at Devenish, I'm including a complimentary collection of equally impressive scanned slides from a visit with the Historic Monuments Council in 2000.


Overview of An Teampull Mór
Overview of ‘St Molaise's House’ and the Round Tower
Hypothetical reconstructions of 'St Molaise's House' and earlier wooden church.
Taken from DOE information board.
Detail of one of the Romanesque decorated antae on ‘St Molaise's House’
Detail of one of the Romanesque decorated antae on ‘St Molaise's House’
Detail of one of the Romanesque decorated antae on ‘St Molaise's House’
Detail of one of the Romanesque decorated antae on ‘St Molaise's House’
Detail of one of the Romanesque decorated antae on ‘St Molaise's House’
View of ‘St Molaise's House’ and  An Teampull Mór,from the doorway of the Round Tower
View of Romanesque mask on the Round Tower
View of Romanesque mask on the Round Tower
View of Romanesque mask on the Round Tower
Reconstructed floors and access ladders within the Round Tower
15th century High Cross
Side view of 15th century High Cross
Detail of face on high Cross
High Cross being inspected by Chris Lynn
Ribbed vaulting at the Crossing of St Mary's Priory
Overview of a group of stones in the Visitor Centre
Cross-slab and bullaun (grinding) stone in the Visitor Centre
Cross-slab in the Visitor Centre
Grotesque head, possibly from An Teampull Mór, now in Visitor Centre
Tablet (15th century) from the original entrance to St Mary's Priory, now in Visitor Centre
Roughly carved board for a game similar to Nine Men's Morrisnow in Visitor Centre
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