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A Ground Plan of the Abbey of Knockmoy Co:y Galway

National Library of Ireland (Prints and Drawings)

Ref: Coo 2122 TX (1) 75

Type: Document

Date: 1784

Main Author: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830
Contributors: Leeson, William

Plan of the Cistercian abbey of Knockmoy, County Galway, Ireland, with a scale of feet up to 200

From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

See 2122 TX (1) 73-74 and 76-79 for other illustrations of the same abbey

Title inscribed in ink m.c. on image

Inscribed in ink u.r. on image: The Part Coloured Yellow is vaulted with Groins as they represent, 30 by 38

Inscribed in ink u.r. on image as a reference to the first two letters of the alphabet marked in the area of the choir: A. The Kings & Skeletons. B. The Monument

Image within an ink frame 17.4 x 24.1 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet may be JW, the initials of the famous paper-maker J Whatman

Physical description: 1 drawing image 17 x 23.6 cm., on sheet 18.2 x 26.7 cm.

Citations/References: The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland / Roger Stalley. - New Haven/London, 1987 passim

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