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Templepeter

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Feature Sets (2)

Description

The church is a plain rectangular structure (13.2 m x 7 m). The W gable and S wall have been largely rebuilt. No doors or windows survive.

History

Not known. Not recorded in Gwynn and Hadcock. The graveyard was largely overgrown until 1990 when it was cleared by a local community group. Gravestones in the churchyard indicate that it was in use until the beginning of the 19thc.

Features

Loose Sculpture

(i) Jamb stone

A granite jamb stone with a single broad angle roll flanked by a broad hollow. Lying to the SE of the church. 

Dimensions

d. 0.26 m
h. 0.3 m
w. 0.3 m

Comments/Opinions

The moulding appears to be 12thc., and may have belonged to a doorway or chancel arch.

Bibliography

  • E. O'Toole, ' The Parish of Ballon', Journal of the Kerry Historical and Archaelogical Society, 9, 1930-33, 306-8.

  • A. Brindley and A. Kilfeather, Archaeological Inventory of County Carlow, Dublin, 1993, 71.

General view

Location

Site Location
Templepeter
National Grid Reference
S 79 68 
Boundaries
now: Carlow
Dedication
medieval: not confirmed
now:
Type of building/monument
Church (ruin)  
Report authors
Rachel Moss