St Mary's Collegiate Church, Gowran, Co Kilkenny, exterior - nave, west gable and south aisle - viewed from south - east

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St Mary's Collegiate Church, Gowran, Co Kilkenny, exterior - nave, west gable and south aisle - viewed from south - east


Gowran, County Kilkenny, Leinster, Republic of Ireland, Europe


Photograph by Roger Stalley. View of nave, west gable and south aisle from the south - east. West gable has triple lancet window with rectangular and sexfoil rose windows overhead. Lancets set in deep splays have rere - arches treated with shafts and annulets, foliate and head carved capitals and water - holding bases. Surrounding hood moulding is roll - and - fillet design terminating in foliate and head carved label stops. Window in east elevation of south aisle of nave shows twin double - skinned lancets with trefoil heads and a quatrefoil window with arched cusps. Interior capitals have stiff - leaf foliage carvings; exterior roll - and - fillet hood moulding (damaged) terminates in a head carved label stop on the northern side; partial remains of windows in the south elevation of the south aisle also visible.


Architecture, Medieval - Ireland, Architecture, Gothic - Ireland, Ecclesiastical architecture, Collegiate churches, Kilkenny (Ireland) - Buildings, structures, etc., Windows, Tracery (Architecture), Foliation (Architecture and decoration), Decoration and ornament, Architectural, lancet window, rose window, rere - arch, annulet ring, foliate capital, head capital, water - holding base, hood moulding, roll - and - fillet moulding, trefoil head, quatrefoil window, cusp, stiff - leaf foliage, label stop



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Stalley, Roger

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