Nave, beast head on pier

Image of the feature "Arcades: Nave, N arcade" at Abbeyknockmoy.

by Hazel Gardiner.

No E respond, a wall blocking the first bay incorporates the remains of Pier 1.

Pier 1: The ashlar of the lower part of the jambs of pier 1, W face, is still visible.

Pier 2, E face: as S arcade, pier 2, E face.

Pier 2, W face: the impost is of the profile, roll, flat, roll, keeled roll.

Pier 3, E face: as S arcade, W respond. The stop-chamfers have been broken off.

Pier 3, W face: As pier 3, E face. Stop-chamfer on SE only.

W Respond: as pier 3, E face. The SE stop-chamfer has broken off. On the NE, at the top of the chamfer is a rounded beast head with bared teeth. Part of the muzzle is missing.