Claregalway Franciscan Friary, north chancel wall, tomb niche, arch

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Title

Claregalway Franciscan Friary, north chancel wall, tomb niche, arch

Location

Claregalway

Description

Tomb niche in north nave wall. Moulding at inner surface has cusps, and from these outward comprises: fillet, three-quarter hollow, fillet, quadrant, fillet, chamfer (can be read as roll with two fillets), chamfer, right-angled rebate, quadrant, fillet, three-quarter hollow, fillet, quadrant, fillet, chamfer (can be read as roll with two fillets), chamfer, flat surface of wall. The three-quarter hollow flanked by fillets is an unusual moulding in medieval Ireland, Morris sees it as the ancestor of the casement. It also occurs at Athenry.

Subject

Architecture, Gothic - Ireland, Galway (Ireland) - Buildings, structures, etc., Architecture, Franciscan, Funerary monuments, roll-and-fillet moldings, roll moldings, moldings, hollow, fillets (moldings), quadrant

Type

Image

Artist / Creator / Agent, etc.

O'Donovan, Danielle

Contributor's Role

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TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive) URI

Sponsor

Irish Research Council for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (IRCHSS), The Heritage Council of Ireland

Publisher

Trinity College Dublin

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